Melina Etches

Melina Etches

For those that feel down or depressed, this Cook Islands model wants to share God’s love and light – on the catwalk. 

The Government is seeking UNESCO recognition for a 600-year-old village high above Rarotonga, lovingly restored by Highland Paradise family.

Leaders turn out for Pride

Friday August 21, 2020

Prime Minister-in-waiting Mark Brown, Lady Tuaine Marsters and several heads of ministry were among a large and distinguished crowd raising funds for the decriminalisation of same-sex relations.

Into the teeth of the wind

Friday August 21, 2020

Depending on the weather, Marumaru Atua’s skipper hopes to sail the vaka out of Avarua harbour this weekend, bound for the island of Mangaia for the investiture of Numangatini Ariki.

The support of friends and colleagues has proved critical for some of the 150 people who have improved their health in the past two months’ fitness and nutrition challenge. 

CITC is ‘one big family’

Thursday August 20, 2020

Thirty-seven CITC workers were presented with certificates, gifts and ei to recognise their long service of up to 35 years.

Littlest footballers steal the show

Wednesday August 19, 2020

The under-7s will take the field first in this afternoon’s grassroots football at the Cook Islands Football Association complex in Matavera.

In a time of work stress during the Covid shutdown, one office worker decided to make a critical life change – and now he’s encouraging others to do the same. 

Ruth Sahay knows how tough it can to be to care for a loved one as their mind is gripped by dementia; now she is sharing that experience with others. 

Competition is heating up for the big karaoke contest. 

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