Nine of the 24 public water stations in Rarotonga are contaminated and people are urged not to get their drinking water from them.
The flu-like symptoms affecting a large number of Rarotonga residents at present do not constitute an epidemic, says Rarotonga hospital chief medical officer Doctor Yin May.
Tupapa Panthers will be heading into the local derby against Takuvaine Reds today with hopes of keeping their winning streak alive in the Rarotonga club rugby competition.
A second shipment of drinking water was sent to Penrhyn this week as residents continue to battle a water-shortage problem on the northern-group island.
The Cook Islands Party’s Tingika Elikana retained the Pukapuka-Nassau seat after a petition against his win in the 2018 general election was withdrawn earlier this week.