A second Cook Islands family speaks out about losing their household possessions to Marie Uini and her Australian shipping company.
Getting thrown around in the Environmental Station below the deck of the MV Grinna was all part of the adventure for Ocean Minerals Limited assistant researcher Israel Miles.
Island Craft managing director Fletcher Melvin says the best thing about bumper Boxing Day trading and sales on the island last week that was all his staff could take paid days off for a well-deserved break.
Swire Shipping is entering a new vessel sharing partnership from New Zealand to the Cook Islands, adding an extra ship to the route.
There would have been sighs of relief around the island yesterday morning when the event everyone had been waiting for - arrival of the cargo ship Olomana, finally happened. The vessel, which had been unable to enter Avatiu Harbour because of bad weather, docked at around 9am.