Tiare Taporo, the vessel contracted by government to return southern group Te Maeva Nui teams to their home islands, is on its way to Rarotonga and is expected to be in the Pacific Ocean in a couple of days.
“Hope springs eternal,” is the attitude prime minister Henry Puna is maintaining about the $10 million ‘gift’ government is expecting to be handed by China during the 50th anniversary festivities.
Opposition leader William ‘Smiley’ Heather could have made history last Friday had he accepted prime minister Henry Puna’s invitation to co-host a media conference at the Office of the Prime Minister.
Opening with their performance based on vaerua okotai, spirit of unity, the team from Perth, Australia set the atmosphere for Wednesday night’s Te Maeva Nui competition at Te Are Karioi Nui.
Free workshops will be run throughout August for families and carers of children who have autism or a disability.