Phillipa Webb

Phillipa Webb

Prime Minister Henry Puna has begun his working year by flying to the United Arab Emirates to talk solar power with world leaders.

Despite the growing masses of sludgy green algae blanketing large areas of Muri lagoon, Cook Islands Tourism is adamant visitors can swim there without any risk to health.

A young activist is tackling Rarotonga’s road safety issue head-on – calling for motorbike helmets to be compulsory for each and every Cook Island driver.

Kids' club fun for all involved

Monday January 11, 2016

The Pacific Resort kids’ club is fast becoming the hottest spot for youngsters on the rock.

New Solicitor General appointed

Monday January 11, 2016

Cabinet has approved the appointment of David R James as the new Solicitor General of the Cook Islands.

George Maggie is a politician, ex-convict and hedge-trimmer and now he can add taxi driver to his list of colourful occupations in the community.

No fireworks for Pa Enua

Friday January 08, 2016

New Year’s Eve went off with a colourful bang on Rarotonga, but celebrators in the Pa Enua were left in the dark due to a “miscommunication” between Bluesky and the government.

Aitutaki residents pray for rain

Thursday January 07, 2016

Aitutaki residents are praying for a heavy downpour of rain after months of enduring a major water shortage on the island.

Mangoes in short supply this year...

Wednesday January 06, 2016

Mango lovers are in for a disappointment this year with the Ministry of Agriculture confirming the season is not looking good for everyone’s favourite tropical fruit.

Preschool thieves strike again

Wednesday January 06, 2016

Police are investigating a second burglary at Blackrock preschool which has left centre staff upset and frustrated at having to clean up another mess.

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