Melina Etches

Melina Etches

From dust to digital

Monday September 16, 2019

Sixty-two years, and nobody ever told him.

Dr Ranginui Fariu was genuinely surprised to learn he had featured in a Tereora College school photo published in the first existing edition of Cook Islands News, in 1957 shortly after the paper first launched.

More than 200 jobs pressure-testing businesses’ vulnerability to cyber-attack have revealed a brutal truth: the greatest weakness in companies’ IT systems is not the computers, but the people.

Best wishes to the brave, stunning and enchanting young women named to contest Miss Cook Islands Association pageant this year.

Nukutere College claimed a second medal in the last hours of the AIMS Game: this time, it was doubles pair Tereapii Akavi and Tehani Matapo.

Getting a fix of Love

Saturday September 14, 2019

Coffee, for most of us, is the first thing we think of in the morning.

And for some, that means Love Cafe. “Good coffee, good service, and I love the personalised messages written on the cups – a great way to start your day,” says regular customer Tairi Herrmann.

First Aiders are go!

Saturday September 14, 2019

Yesterday was Clean Up the Cook Islands Day; today is World First Aid day. So tomorrow may have to be the day of rest!

Nukutere College wins AIMS bronze

Thursday September 12, 2019

Nukutere College students Tereapii Akavi and Te Pa O Te Rangi Tupa have won the bronze medal  in the teams badminton at the AIMS Games in New Zealand.

The day Vaiana Dance opened her new business was her 23rd birthday.

Fabric tote bags mady by representatives of Cook Islands women with disabilities are proving so popular they have sold out.

The Business Professional Women’s Association launched the 2019 Jane Barclay Emerging Entrepreneur Awards last night with a tribute to the woman who inspired them.

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