Cooks surgeon opens new front on the battle against fat

Cooks surgeon opens new front on the battle against fat

Cook Islander John Dunn has been returning home for the past 15 years to help Rarotonga Hospital with much-needed surgery. But, he says, even the groundbreaking surgical procedure he’s piloting isn’t enough to address the country’s obesity epidemic. That requires culture change. 

Bin collection days to be reduced

Rubbish collection days will be cut down to once a week for many households around Rarotonga.

Cook Islands plans to step up sea patrol

Cook Islands is planning to use aircraft to keep a watch on the northern waters amidst emerging concern of transnational crimes involving drugs taking place in our waters.

Editorial: Journalism Charter is a living pledge of accountability

The new Cook Islands News journalism charter will be a living document. That means we welcome your suggestions – and we invite you to hold us accountable to it.

COOK ISLANDS NEWS JOURNALISM CHARTER

Respect, responsibility, integrity, fairness and accuracy. These are the principles we will strive to uphold.

National

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Kids page: Children weave a traditional spell

Sport

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Our golden stars of the netball court

Opinion

Features

Kids and the Lion King

Kids and the Lion King

Kids and the Lion King