Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Should Cook Islands Maori share with the world their generations-old understanding of plants, medicines and food properties, for the greater good – or should they hold onto that knowledge?

School’s persistent legal attempt to force a small boy’s hair to be cut shows ‘arrogance’, says local Cook Islands leader. 

Committee hears expat voices

Monday August 10, 2020

The Fijian, Philippines and the Indonesian Community have made their oral submissions to the Immigration Select Committee this week.

The pull of the tide

Saturday August 08, 2020

Late at night once a month, whether it’s warm or cold, a small group of people gather quietly on the beach at Muri. They talk, then they walk into the lagoon and dive below the surface. What drives these Full Moon Swimmers? 

Plans for an island-hopping coral route evoke nostalgia.

At times the stores have run out of Covid hygiene supplies, but the Red Cross is making sure prison inmates are kept as safe as possible. 

Marlon Marc Rebollos will be defending his Expatriate Dancer of the Year title at the Te Mire Ura event at the Rehab Night Club tonight.

For the love of dancing

Friday August 07, 2020

The love and joy of dancing, puts a spark in the heart of Rebecca Ellis whenever she performs on stage.

Six Solomon Islanders lost at sea for 20 days put their survival down to rainwater, sea turtles and the power of prayer.

Health ministry Te Marae Ora is on high alert after confirming the tentative diagnosis of dengue fever cases on Pukapuka and Aitutaki – despite extensive attempts to protect the outer islands from the mosquito-borne disease.

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