Jaimie Keay

Jaimie Keay

Community reacts to burglaries

Wednesday August 22, 2018

A community meeting called last Thursday amongst residents of the Vaimaanga, Avaavaroa and Turoa areas to discuss possible strategies to the rising number of burglaries in the area has generated a positive response, says resident Tina Newport.

Flames doused by Pearls at netball

Tuesday August 21, 2018

An emphatic performance by the Titikaveka Pearls has re-established their push towards back-to-back premier titles at the Rising Stars Netball Tournament.

The arrival of a march designed to show support for Israel’s 70th anniversary added to the large number of people crowded into the Avatiu wharf-Punanga Nui market area on Saturday morning.

The halfway point of this year’s Rising Stars Netball tournament will feature only one game in the premier grade.

Year two students at St Josephs are continuing to improve their literacy skills this term.

“A huge success” is how Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation president Dawn Baudinet describes the recently-conducted Mammography Screening Programme at Rarotonga Hospital.

Tereora College dance students are putting the finishing touches on their routines ahead of Thursday night’s performance concert.

School celebrates a new work room

Saturday August 18, 2018

Apii Arorangi officially unveiled their new home economics work room at a ceremony on Friday morning.

Prime minister Henry Puna, Health minister and the Member of Parliament for Teenui-Mapumai, Rose Toki Brown, on Thursday officially opened the second of four solar power stations in the southern group islands under the Cook Islands Renewable Energy Project on the island of Atiu amidst a warm welcome from the Atiu community.

Design flaws mean the plan to connect the Manatua cable through Samoa, using the Samoan-owned Tui Cable and Fiji, and then onto the Southern Cross cable will provide bandwidth to the Cook Islands at around $161 a month per Mbs for a 1Gbps lease for three years.

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