‘We are all in the same boat’

Saturday January 25, 2020

The Voyaging Society, the Sailing Club and the school holidays programme ‘Atui’anga ki te Tango teamed up to offer teenagers an understanding of where they come from. 

The last mare

Saturday January 25, 2020

As a horse rider, journalist Moana Makapelu Lee knows what it is to care for such proud animals. Up the Turangi valley road, she discovers Rarotonga’s last three horses – and meets the woman who is helping them live out the rest of their lives in calm and dignity.

No rain on Miss World’s parade

Friday January 24, 2020

The money donated by Cook Islanders to help Australian bush fire victims is climbing towards $30,000, ahead of this afternoon’s announcement of the total.

My name is Kirimoke Rakei, I've been with my partner Rodney Ngatikao for eight years. We owned and managed Mah zone for one year. It was an enjoyable experience and the creation of our famous Double Beef burger was made here. 

A tyre, attire and tiring

Saturday January 18, 2020

Twenty-seven exhausted scouts have returned from jamboree with new skills and new stories. 

Happy feet

Saturday December 07, 2019

Joshua Matakino still carries the scars of the drunken bike accident that nearly killed him. Now, given a second chance, he’s grasping life with new vigour and determination. Losirene Lacanivalu meets him.

The karate kids

Saturday December 07, 2019

An unprecedented four young Cook Islands have won their black belts in karate. Rashneel Kumar meets them.

Sabine Janneck and Sasha Schmitt arrived on Rarotonga in 2006 and set up The Dive Centre opposite The Rarotongan.

If you can forgive them the name of their business, the idea behind Raro Fluffy Bums is great.

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