Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

The history behind our mountains

Monday December 16, 2019

Environmentalist Liam Kokaua has taken a particular interest in reconnecting the tradition and knowledge the sacred mountains holds. 

The deep-sea harvesting of the Cook Island’s cobalt rich nodules isn’t expected to start operation for another five to six years.

Bluegrass, even bluer waters

Sunday December 15, 2019

It took the big move to Rarotonga with his family, for one-time backing guitarist Jim Perkins to finally focus on recording his own songs. Anneka Brown goes for wade and a chat in the lagoon with him.

Innovative new stainless steel pao pipe runs water down the middle, to make planting quicker.

The Ministry of Justice has launched a new online company registry – and dropped the registration fee from $130 to $75.

Telcom Bill poses challenges

Monday December 09, 2019

Although it may pose as challenging, delivering an effective telecommunications service within the Cook Islands is still viable. 

See no evil, buy no evil

Saturday December 07, 2019

Cook Islands artists and artisans are competing for the tourist dollar against imported tack and rip-offs. So, what price authenticity? Anneka Brown investigates.

Government will apply for an environmental impact assessment for the long term disinfection of Rarotonga’s water supply, expected to be with chlorine.

Government will apply for an environmental impact assessment for the long term disinfection of Rarotonga’s water supply, expected to be with chlorine.

Leaders and landowners from six parts of Rarotonga have filed a court application to stop the proposed trial of poly-aluminium chloride to clean the water supply, and the use of chlorine to “shock dose” new pipes.

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