Shaun Bamber

Shaun Bamber

A retired couple from Belgium on a four-year, round-the-world sailing trip arrived in Rarotonga aboard their catamaran “Jambote” on Wednesday afternoon, having torn their mainsail on the trip from Papeete in Tahiti.

Art show opening draws big crowd

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Estimating a total attendance of “about a couple hundred people” over the course of the night, artists Mike Tavioni, Chauncey Flay and Hori Miller all agree that their sculpture exhibition opening at Tavioni’s yet-to-be officially opened Atupa gallery on Monday was “a great success”.

‘Cloud’ healthcare proposed

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Kiwi doctor Lance O’Sullivan wants to bring his digital healthcare app iMoko to the Cook Islands.

Donated lifejackets here soon

Tuesday May 15, 2018

The Cook Islands is set to receive more than 200 donated lifejackets from New Zealand this month, courtesy of Coastguard New Zealand’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign.

The passing of a legend

Monday May 14, 2018

Cook Islands legend and sporting icon Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, known to most as Papa Dan Kamana, has passed away at the age of 93.

One’s black. One’s white. One’s a bit of a mixture.

Harry lives the Suwarrow life

Saturday May 12, 2018

Travel some 900-odd kilometres north by northwest of Rarotonga, up towards the islands of Nassau and Pukapuka, and you’ll find Suwarrow, a national park of the Cook Islands since 1978.

He might be here on a flying visit to support this year’s Red Cross Charity Ball, but New Zealand doctor Lance O’Sullivan is cramming as much as he possibly can into his three days here in the Cook Islands.

A crowd of around 40 walkers and well-wishers gathered together at the starting point of the Rarotonga cross-island trek yesterday morning to celebrate and commemorate the work of one of the Cook Islands’ most well-known sons, Pa Teuruaa.

After more than 70 days on Aitutaki, Ecuadorian vessel the Nino Maravilla and her South American crew will now be leaving the Cook Islands.

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