Severe damage to aged water mains up the Avana and Turangi valleys is cited as evidence of the urgent need to switch over to the new network.
Setback for government hopes to salvage Cook Islands economy, as traditional leaders say no to tourists.
The Punanga Aroa committee is working hard to see their plan for a retirement village come to fruition, but they can’t do it alone and are calling on the community to help.
More than 80,000 Cook Islands Maori call Aotearoa New Zealand home.
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.