Cook Islands Police are asking locals to be extra vigilant in getting home from town following the cancellation of the midnight bus services last Friday.
After more than a year of trying to set up a meeting with Prime Minister Henry Puna to discuss issues surrounding purse seining in Cook Islands waters, Te Ipukarea Society (TIS) technical director Kelvin Passfield is optimistic that a meeting will happen ‘soon’.
Local divers rescued a visitor to the island who ran short of breath while swimming out to the Boiler over the weekend.
Residents around the eastern side of the island are without water today after heavy rainfall caused blockages to several water intakes.
Vaka voyagers hoisted their sails yesterday and set out for Rarotonga for the inaugural ‘Te Manava Vaka Festival’ organised as part of the Cook Islands 50th anniversary celebrations.