A passionate Pacific artist

A passionate Pacific artist

This profile was written while Ian George was still alive, so is written in the living tense. It was written for the newsletter of Tautai, an organisation dedicated to the development and ongoing support of Pacific arts and artists.

Media ethics disputed

Dear Editor,

In response to your front page (Wednesday) lambasting of government transparency, and your own individual criticism about plagiarism, I have a few views of my own.  My perspectives (unlike yours) are based on working in and with the media – and working outside of the media industry, in the Cook Islands.  I didn’t just show up yesterday like you or your unending string of reporters from overseas. 

Simon Laurie appointed ANZ CEO

ANZ tyesterday announced Simon Laurie as ANZ CEO Cook Islands, effective immediately, reporting to ANZ Pacific CEO Vishnu Mohan. 

Youngsters thrilled by Just Play

Kicking a ball, jumping through hoops and running through the grass are all kids really want to do on their weekend breaks, and thanks to Michelle Paiti and her superhero team members, they managed to cater to that need for almost 200 Rarotonga kids this week.

Eels set their priorities right

Cook Islands Rugby League (CIRL) has confirmed they will impose a monetary fine on Avatiu Nikao Eels for forfeiting yesterday’s premier match against Aitutaki Sharks.

National

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

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Too dumb to be funny Zoolander 2

Too dumb to be funny Zoolander 2

Too dumb to be funny Zoolander 2