The first round of judging for the seven Miss Cook Islands contestants saw them scrutinised for their oratory skills and knowledge of local issues last week.

More fashion fun to come

Saturday September 05, 2015

The theme for this year’s Miss Cook Islands “Heritage and Identity” has been living in all the events staged thus far.

When holidays go wrong...

Saturday September 05, 2015

I met Papa Harry Napa at the Empire Cinema to discuss the weekly movie review column about three months ago when I first started working for this newspaper.

Beauty contestant promotes te reo

Wednesday September 09, 2015

The Cook Islands is among those many Pacific nations who need help from both their governments and wider communities to help preserve their native languages, says Miss Prime Foods Atiu, Casey Viti.

Band on song with new instruments

Wednesday September 09, 2015

The Nikao Boys Brigade brass band is the proud possessor of $10,000 worth of new instruments, donated by the New Zealand High Commission through aid funding.

‘Meet and greet’ for great cause

Tuesday September 08, 2015

The popular bar High Tide Rarotonga will be closed to the public from 3pm today as staff prepare for the Miss High Tide ‘Think Pink’ meet and greet event this evening.

With this year’s Breast Screening programme over for another year, the Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation is gearing up for this year’s PINK October, October being the universal month for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Pageant gets down to business

Thursday September 03, 2015

It’s down to business now for Miss Cook Islands, with the judged sections of the Cultural Pageant to be held throughout the next two weeks.

Miss Aitutaki launch makes history

Tuesday September 01, 2015

A new legacy of pageantry was launched on Saturday with the official opening of the first-ever Miss Aitutaki and the new Miss Aitutaki Pageant Association (MAPA).

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