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Local recreational fishing company Akura Charters is expanding its offering of fishing-related activities, thanks to the acquisition of two new boats.

A continuing education class hopes to bridge the technology gap for those new to the world of computing.

Election: Petitions begin Monday

Friday August 29, 2014

Finalisation of the next government of the Cook Islands is imminent, with the beginning of the High Court’s petition hearings next week.

Vaka to sail on awareness voyage

Thursday August 28, 2014

The Cook Islands Voyaging Society has announced vaka Marumaru Atua will be participating in a voyage to Australia to raise awareness of regional issues at an upcoming conference.

Democratic Party Leader Wilkie Rasmussen is alleging three public servants in Atiu have been suspended to intimidate them into not participating in next week’s petition hearings.

An application by a foreign-based energy firm to gain access into a new market is currently in the consultation stage with no imminent decision to be made, says a government official.

Education budget in the works

Thursday August 28, 2014

Officials are currently working out how much money will be provided by Government to the Ministry of Education for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

Atiu residents sweep runway

Thursday August 28, 2014

Atiu residents of all political affiliations lent a helping hand yesterday to tend to the island’s coral runway, days after an airplane punctured its tyre upon landing.

Triad opposes fuel company plans

Wednesday August 27, 2014

A local player in the fuel industry is concerned with the plans of a foreign energy firm to expand its operations in the Cook Islands.

Patrol boat departs for Cairns

Monday August 25, 2014

Cook Islands Police patrol boat Te Kukupa departed Rarotonga for Australia yesterday, where it is scheduled to undergo an extensive refit.

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