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Athletes told to represent well

Saturday July 06, 2019

THE 2019 Pacific Games have been dubbed “the emergency games” by media outlets around the world, but on the ground in Samoa, it seems as if they have had years to prepare.

Acclaimed Cook Islands film director Miria George portrays a young woman making a stand against over-fishing on Rarotonga.

There is fast- growing concern about Cook Islands moves to ban the movie Rocketman on moral grounds.

Cooks set to censor Elton

Saturday June 15, 2019

It’s been screening for a week in Rarotonga, it’s the talk of the town – but now the movie of the life of superstar Elton John is being pulled from the cinema.

A SPIRITUAL stone talisman from Mauke was gifted to a tribe of the Mataatua confederation in Aotearoa this weekend. Protective chants from Aotearoa and Mauke were performed together during the ceremony, clearing a spiritual pathway for the talisman.

JETSTAR is celebrating its 10th anniversary in New Zealand by announcing some of the cheapest airfares ever to Rarotonga. Tourists and returning Cook Islanders can travel one-way from Auckland for just $159.

Ban on plastic bags

Monday June 10, 2019

Single-use plastics harm the economy, human health and the environment, officials agree. Their prohibition will reduce the non-biodegradable waste entering the landfill.

AN UNEXPECTED row has broken out over whether churches and marae should be preserved as heritage places.

League legend shares glory

Wednesday June 05, 2019

Rau Nga was a pivot of play in Cook Islands rugby league – but not on the field.

COOK ISLANDS aviation stalwart Ewan Smith has spent his life getting Cook Islanders airborne – whether as pilots or air travellers – and it’s to them he has dedicated his Queen’s Birthday honour.

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