The outer island of Manihiki will soon have two new and upgraded harbours, allowing residents better access to the ocean.
CINews has filed an official complaint with the office of the ombudsman over a government official’s handling of an Official Information Act request made by the newspaper.
This evening, the Cook Islands National Council of Women sets off the first locally supported week of Cook Islands and Pacific Film Festival by hosting a series of activities. The first is the traditional ‘puroku’ for the New Zealand High Commissioner Joanna Kempkers and her family and the Deputy High Commissioner.
Mynahs were introduced to Atiu in 1916 by the Cook Islands government to control stick insects which were damaging the copra industry on the island. They soon became a pest in their own right. Journalist Sally Nowlan wrote this story after recently re-visiting Atiu.
Rarotonga based Kiwi doctor Ben McHale took out the weekends 31km Round Raro Road Race in a blistering time of 1.57.12 to also snap up the first local man title ahead of 3rd overall and second local runner home Roland Neururer.