Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Tumu karakia Base of the pe’e

Thursday July 09, 2020

Epetoma no te Reo Maori  / Maori Language Week

Te akatangianga (the delivery of the sound) is extremely important in the presentation of a pe‘e (the call of our traditional chants).

Nearly 1000 people enjoyed a fun badminton tournament during the long weekend. 

A year for Marsters House

Wednesday July 08, 2020

On July 8 last year, for the first time, the five known lines of Williams Marsters gathered together for the opening of Marsters House.

Five years for BSP

Wednesday July 08, 2020

The Bank of the South Pacific is celebrating its fifth birthday in Cook Islands.

Healthy progress for Pukapuka

Wednesday July 08, 2020

The construction of the new Pukapuka hospital is well underway with plaster coating and work on the ceiling undertaken this week.

Te Tangi o te Reo Pe’e

Tuesday July 07, 2020

Chance to learn about different islands’ chants.

NZ diplomat visits Aitutaki

Tuesday July 07, 2020

Rachel Bennett, New Zealand’s acting High Commissioner to Cook Islands, was guest of honor to attend the handover ceremony for the Te Upoko Enua memorial hall kitchen facility upgrade in Amuri Aitutaki.

The Araura Primary School students from Aitutaki are eagerly awaiting the harvest of an acre of land they have planted.

Ngapare Tatira wants to encourage gender balance if she topples Tekura Po‘o Bishop as mayor of Aitutaki.

Pipe gushes despite pleas

Saturday July 04, 2020

A large high-pressure water pipe has burst at the Turangi intake road and is being held together by tyre tubes to limit the spill.

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