The Democratic Party caucus say they are united and stronger that ever before, despite an urgent meeting that was called on Wednesday night.
Minister of Finance Mark Brown is encouraging Cook Islanders to think hard and get their nominations in for a series of special awards to celebrate 50 years of development.
A noisy village is a healthy village and the saying is particularly apt at Arorangi Primary School where close to 280 students will be studying this year.
Tania Ingaua, Kaienua Pera and Teinaki Remuera may be wearing three separate school uniforms but they are all in the same class at Arorangi Primary School.
Cook Islands youth footballers Dwayne Tiputoa, Kimiora Samuel and Owenne Matapo will be making their dreams a reality after being selected for the Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) scholarship to attend Mount Albert Grammar in Auckland, New Zealand.