Katrina Tanirau

Katrina Tanirau

An award for the whole family

Thursday May 28, 2020

While accepting the award for Sport Administrator of the Year at the Cook Islands Sports Awards, Badminton Cook Islands president Thomas Mereana-Ngauru paid tribute to his badminton “family”.

Stopped at a police checkpoint at Black Rock, Julian Zeman was given a verbal warning about having his phone playing music, even though it was controlled from the head unit.

Joshua Stylah is humbled by the reaction a song he produced is getting around the world.

New era of island shipping

Wednesday May 27, 2020

After a tragic past year, Taio Shipping is renewing its commitment to the people of the Pa Enua with a new ship twice the size of its predecessor. 

Paul Lynch is the living proof that it’s not just young drunks and hoons whose lives are saved by helmets.

July is goal to reopen border

Tuesday May 26, 2020

It’s been two months since any tourists have visited the Cook Islands – but there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Youth was on the side of a 17-year-old who appeared in court for failing to stop on demand and dangerous driving charges.

If there is one good thing to come out of the Covid-19 crisis, it’s the ability to make progress on a number of infrastructure projects around Rarotonga while keeping workers in paid employment. 

Bars and restaurants can remain open until 10pm, nightclubs expected to reopen this week, confirms police.

Continued financial lifelines for people and businesses and economic recovery and diversification are main points outlined as part of phase two of the government’s economic response plan. 

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