Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Highest dengue risk is in Avarua

Friday October 18, 2019

Seventy per cent of the Cook Islands’ rising number of dengue fever cases have come from the northern part of Rarotonga.

Government decided the pearl industry was failing on the basis of a flawed official report, a well-known pearl farmer says.

A Cook Islands mama and her friends are raiding the New Zealand Governor-General’s gardens as they prepare their most prestigious art installation yet.

$500k fine or jail for oil spill

Thursday October 17, 2019

Fuel company Pacific Energy has built concrete casings around the exposed fuel pipeline by Avatiu harbour, to lessen the risk of another leak.

A catwalk of confidence

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Sashaying the runway in the Miss Cook Islands (MCIA) Tropicana Parade was a new experience for beauty pageant contestant Tajiya Sahay.

‘Kuki’ off to robotic Olympics

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Five students will depart on Monday headed for Dubai, with their robot named “Kuki” in their luggage.

Mahi mahi, tuna and a bundle of rope

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Darren Cleave from Maori Television fishing show ‘Matau’, pulls up rope discovered floating, while out fishing and filming with his brothers Martin and Jeff, on board Marlin Queen.

Landowners want government to provide economic analysis and forecasting on the Manatua Cable project. 

Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been named one of the Top 20 in Australia and the South Pacific, in the annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards.

The Miss Cook Islands Tropicana Parade showcasing striking garments from local designers was well-received by the audience this weekend.

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