Melina Etches

Melina Etches

There’s that saying, you can take the boy out of the island, but you can’t take the island out of the boy.

When Ray Taylor Roumanu learned to cook, he was the only boy in the class. 

Singing strings

Saturday May 16, 2020

Steven Kavana reckons he was born into island music, “I’m an islander, I love it, it makes me feel like home, I’m back here, my home land.”

The Pukapuka 6 have been reinstated in their jobs.

Cook Islanders left off the repatriation list are distraught at being left stranded in New Zealand.

Village water stations will be upgraded, buildings improved and puna teams decked out in security gear.

Friends and family are rallying to support the family of a well-known Cook Islands singer, hurt in a truck accident.

When New Zealand went into lockdown, Cook Islands film-maker Maria Tanner’s dreams were locked down too.

Our dirty harbours

Wednesday May 13, 2020

Volunteers have collected nearly a quarter-tonne of garbage from Avarua harbour.

Mii Estall was living on the island of Aitutaki in February 2010 when, at 3am, the most powerful cyclone to hit Aitutaki in living history swept over the island.

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