The west side of Rarotonga is expected to be the worst affected area as the tail of Tropical Cyclone Tino whips the southern Cook Islands tomorrow.
Hopes to ship food and supplies into Cook Islands three times a month have been dashed.
Cook Islands volunteers have eaten and sung and shed tears with Aboriginal families devastated by the Australian bushfires – just one of the new bonds forged between the two countries as the Great Southern Land endures a time of suffering.
Prince Harry has got a taste of Pacific styles in his only royal appearance since announcing he was stepping back from duties.
Cook Islands Olympic hopes unharmed by cancellation of Oceania Road Cycling Championships.