Melina Etches

Melina Etches

When should you accept strange-looking currency over the counter? One family had a lucky escape.

The Avatiu Boxing and Martial Arts Club received a much needed boost to their exercise sessions, thanks to the support from the  Korero o te Orau.

Keeping it Reo

Thursday January 23, 2020

Te Kopapa Reo Maori Commissioners received their warrants for 2020-2013 at the opening of the written language workshop this week.

Roadworks crews are slowly making their way around the island, stabilising the main road with cement in many places to ensure the new surface has a long life.

Toa is ready to return to service

Tuesday January 21, 2020

Rarotonga’s only tug boat , the Toa, undertook successful sea trials last week in the final step to returning to service.

Written Maori secures future

Tuesday January 21, 2020

When a language dies, a culture dies, they say. And that’s why Te Kopapa Reo Maori is doing everything possible to keep our one alive. 

A tyre, attire and tiring

Saturday January 18, 2020

Twenty-seven exhausted scouts have returned from jamboree with new skills and new stories. 

Students learn to survey outer island’s environmental changes with smart devices and drones.

$27,000 raised for Australia

Saturday January 18, 2020

Cook Islanders have contributed a “staggering” amount to the fight against the Australian bushfires.

Airport Authority fire officer Christiano George is thrilled the boat masters certificate course is now conducted by a tutor fluent in Maori and English.

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