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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).