Nothing has been done to remedy the problem since 2010 when a traditional chief first reported to two government agencies that raw sewerage was being discharged into Muri lagoon from a private home.
The government plans to build two new homes for Te Kukupa maritime staff next door to the Esther Honey Foundation clinic in Nikao, it has been revealed.
Members of the public will be able to air their views about a law set to drastically change the power of the state to intervene in family life this week.
One in three women in the Cook Islands have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by a partner at some point in their lives, says women’s counseling centre, Punanga Tauturu.
Tama Toa O Te Moana of Ngakau Toa Vaka had to fight off tough conditions to finish on top in the under-19 men’s 12 kilometre V6 race during the Matson Vaka Eiva 2015 yesterday.