Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Young student leaders were exhorted to show ; respect, honesty and integrity, that they might one day lead like Manihiki’s own Henry Puna. 

Women and girls are make up half the population – but women’s organisations get only 1 per cent of grant funding.

With mounting concern about the harm caused by alcohol, government departments have been challenged to stop plying staff and visitors with free alcohol at evening functions.

The government is to investigate buying a previously-unknown watercolour of Mangaia, painted by the surgeon’s mate on Captain Cook’s third voyage, which until now has lain in a box in a home in England. 

Rotaract Rarotonga’s goal is to retain members and maintain a good number of volunteers to keep the organisation going.

Family are grieving the sudden passing of 18-year-old Nicole Mata Tavai in Nikao at the weekend.

The people of Mitiaro are grateful for the concrete water tanks that have sustained the community during its dry weather periods.

The first ever colour image of Mangaia has been discovered buried in a box in Britain. Local leaders would like to see it returned home to Cook Islands.

For the first Cook Islands women’s team to compete in Takapuna’s 42km relay, the other paddlers weren’t their real opponents. It was the cold.

Health u-bend on faeces samples

Wednesday February 26, 2020

Unsafe food practices happening all over the islands, chefs’ representative warns. 

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