Shar van Leeuwen

Shar van Leeuwen

Exhibition stirs up memories

Friday February 02, 2018

Mangaian born Papatua Papatua found Fe’ena Syme-Buchanan’s “Secluded Splendour” exhibition, very moving.

The ministry of agriculture is awaiting the final outcome of a study of island chickens and their potential for use as a food source.

Confiscations may be wrong

Monday January 29, 2018

Cook Islands police have been confiscating bikes from owners who have been stopped for not wearing safety helmets, but there is some doubt as to whether they are operating within the law.

Movie shows danger of plastic

Monday January 29, 2018

As plastic waste moves from our land and into our oceans, it poisons and mutilates the sea life it comes into contact with, and ultimately enters our bodies through the food we eat.

Vacancies for the next police recruitment are available now and anyone interested in a career in the Cook Islands Police Service is invited to apply.

Ngametua Ua pleaded guilty to selling liquor without a licence when he appeared before JP Georgina Williams in the Avarua High Court on Thursday.

Coconut candy is ‘sweet as’

Friday January 26, 2018

Visitors queued up at Aunty Pat’s Coco Candy stall to taste the samples and buy the wares at the market on Saturday.

Thirteen on drink driving charges

Friday January 26, 2018

Thirteen new excess breath alcohol charges and six excess breath case adjournments were heard at the High Court in Avarua on Thursday.

A group of 11 new staff who have recently arrived on Rarotonga, attended an initiation workshop at the ministry of education on Monday.

Carving ‘a hobby that went crazy’

Thursday January 25, 2018

Carver and artist Henry Tavioni was still at Avarua Primary School when he first became enchanted with the carvings in the Cook Islands Library and Museum.

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