Shar van Leeuwen

Shar van Leeuwen

Riki Adamu of M&M Ukulele and Crafts has ukulele (ukarere in CI Maori) in his blood.

A vision of loveliness

Monday February 19, 2018

It was a vision from her mother-in-law Te Papaura Hunt that set local fabric artist Denise Hunt on her way to having her own clothing business.

Te Are Manu inspires young volunteers

Thursday February 15, 2018

Kaia Dearlove is in her element around animals. The Year 10 Tereora College student has volunteered both at Esther Honey Animal Clinic and now at Te Are Manu vet clinic.

Show gives taste of early Rarotonga

Tuesday February 13, 2018

A night at Highland Paradise is a must for visitors to Rarotonga and for locals alike.

Traditional dance school on the cards

Tuesday February 06, 2018

Seasoned traditional dancer Pastor Ngarima George is looking for opportunities to pass on his knowledge – and is thinking that setting up a dance school might be a good way to go.

Scholarship for aspiring vets

Tuesday February 06, 2018

A scholarship covering academic fees is being offered to would-be veterinary nurses in Rarotonga.

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.

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