Melina Etches

Melina Etches

The investigation into the diesel oil spillage at Avatiu harbour caused by a rupture in the Pacific Energy fuel pipeline, is still in progress, says Port Authority general manager Nooroa Tou.

Cooks at risk from disasters

Monday November 11, 2019

Cook Islands ranks among the world’s worst affected in terms of casualties and people impacted by disasters, the European Commission says. It names Cook Islands as one of the badly-affected Pacific nations.

‘I have made my family proud’

Saturday November 09, 2019

Just like in the movies, Tereora College’s threw their own hand-made mortarboard caps up in the air to celebrate their prize-giving and graduation yesterday. 

Cashing in on Aitutaki

Saturday November 09, 2019

Access to cash on the island of Aitutaki has been made easier with the installation of a second ATM at the airport.

Unique software to help public

Saturday November 09, 2019

The Ombudsman’s Office is promising to deal more quickly and transparently with public complaints, as it goes live with new computer systems.

Tereora College Year 9 students Ngametua Tuakana and Ngaoa Emmanuela were relaxed at their prize giving rehearsal yesterday afternoon and are looking forward to the annual event tomorrow morning.

Cook Islands is No 3 on a list of the top emerging travel destinations in the world.

Papatua Papatua is one of Cook Islands best-known faces; certainly one of the country’s best-known voices – but his latest work sharing islands tradition with our people across the ocean was new and special even for him. 

The floor of the National Auditorium was packed with smart schoolkids furrowing their brows, markers waving yellow cardboard signs above their heads, and scrutineers checking the results.

Fresh flowers for Turama

Saturday November 02, 2019

Flowers, colour, candles and light last night adorned graves all over the islands.

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