Dame Makea Karika Margaret Ariki (left) and Mama Mareta of Arorangi blew out the candles on a cake marking the Dame Margaret as the 100th recipient of the Woman of the Month award and to celebrate Mama Mareta’s recent birthday.
A controversial referendum has resulted in Aitutaki residents voting in favour of banning Sunday flights to the island.
A protest march against purse seining in Cook Islands waters is expected to attract a large crowd when it starts at Avarua harbour at 4.30pm today.
Moral support is just as important as hard training reckons touch rugby player Kristopher Williamson, who this week received special encouragement from his Avatiu village club and village sports sponsors Palace Takeaways.
Cook Islands soldiers were represented by Major Stephanie Craw (nee Wichman) at the Cook Islands Soldiers of World War One commemorative ceremony held at the Beehive in Wellington on April 17.