Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Woman of intrigue

Friday November 29, 2019

The world – and certainly the Miss World beauty contestants – are fascinated at Miss Cook Islands Tajiya Sahay’s life. Melina Etches and Rashneel Kumar report.

A lesson in flower power

Thursday November 28, 2019

It was once said, where flowers bloom, so does hope – and Rarotonga’s children prove that.

Young designers sewing up a storm

Thursday November 28, 2019

Five designers have worked tirelessly over the past few months stitching, unstitching and making changes to their garments for the Te Ata o Avaiki show this evening.

Eleven contestants rock the stage at the Mama Rauti Para event in Auckland. 

Government offices put on a colourful display to promote the annual flower show. 

Netball courts back in court

Tuesday November 26, 2019

Owners of the Muri netball courts say they have been left with no choice but to renew their legal fight to stop the development of a health centre.

Bowling is blooming!

Tuesday November 26, 2019

The Rarotonga Bowling claimed first place for the Te Mire Tiare decorated properties competition, with a cleverly constructed ‘bowler in action’ on the green.

Apii Avarua claims badminton title

Saturday November 23, 2019

Cook Islands Badminton focus on junior development in the annual primary schools meet.

Photographer Tokerau Jim records a poignant air disaster training exercise.

‘Tiare week means joy’

Saturday November 23, 2019

Visitors can judge for themselves the most beautifully decorated schools, government departments and businesses. 

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