Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Oiling the wheels of learning

Saturday May 16, 2020

Children learn how to sun-dry fruit and flowers for some entrancing results.

Feverish work to curb dengue

Saturday May 16, 2020

The numbers of dengue cases have topped 300, but may now be beginning to drop off after intensive community clean-up and spraying efforts.

Momentum is growing to include Cook Islands in a New Zealand-Australia travel bubble – but leaders are choosing their words carefully.

Teacher on life support

Friday May 15, 2020

Health authorities are investigating the country’s first listeria infection in more than 10 years.

Captain James Cook arrived in the Pacific 250 years ago, triggering British colonisation of the region. Recent Cook commemorations have been quiet on sexual encounters and their profound impact on indigenous women, writes Katie Pickles, Professor of History at the University of Canterbury for The Conversation.

Road safety champions are hailing the public restraint and police enforcement that ensured last month had the fewest reported road accidents on record.

The United States Embassy in New Zealand has announced its funding on small grants programme for science, technology, engineering and math support in Cook Islands.

Fijian workers will be allowed to renew their passport at the Fijian Embassy in New Zealand – just not yet.

The United Nations says violence against women and girls has intensified since the outbreak of Covid-19. 

‘Keeping the world safe’

Tuesday May 12, 2020

There will be no special celebration for Cook Islands nurses today, to mark International Nurses day. They are all working hard-out on Covid-19 prevention – and on standby in case it arrives.

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