With only one in five dogs on Rarotonga correctly registered, Cook Islands Police have made it clear that the time for warnings has passed and say that action will now be taken against unlicensed animals.
Relief doctors, who have been helping at Rarotonga hospital over the Christmas period are set to leave the island this month, but are planning to return here for good once they have completed their studies.
All Cabinet ministers are expected to be in the country this week.
It was late in the afternoon when we started the climb up the mountains of Takitumu through a wide plateau of orange plantations.
Continuous rain on Saturday forced the deferment of the opening clash in the 21 South Group Vaka of Origin III.