The tale of the Tiare Taporo

The tale of the Tiare Taporo

As the often controversial and much-beleaguered vessel the Tiare Taporo prepares to set sail again for the first time in almost two years, CINews takes a look at the boat’s turbulent past.

Trade mission focuses on Cook Islands

Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia is committed to increasing economic opportunities in the Cook Island and a delegation is travelling to Rarotonga on an export and tourism mission from Tuesday April 3 to Friday April 6.

Winston Peters talks aid, China and NZ’s place in the Pacific

If Jacinda Ardern is the daughter of Niue, could Winston Peters be the son of the Pacific?

Tahiti visit inspires clothing label

When local girls Talissa Koteka and Alanna Smith travelled to Tahiti in 2016, the idea to create a Cook-Island based clothing label was born.

Uprising worthy sequel to Pacific Rim

Back in 2013, Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was one of the unexpected treats of the year.


A whale of an encounter!


I had cancer


Everybody loves “just a movie”.

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Popular business relocates to the west