Melody Cargill

Melody Cargill

This weekly column is supplied by Te Ipukarea Society. It deals with environmental and conservation issues Aof interest to the Cook Islands.

School holidays are well underway and this week 10 lucky students took part in the Cook Islands Training Institute (CITTI) “Taste-A-Trade” course for carpentry and welding.

Athletics day relieves study pressure

Thursday October 12, 2017

It was an intense week of practice examinations for Tereora College senior students last week but on Friday students were able to release all of that pressure at the school’s Athletics Day.

Students learn to serve community

Thursday October 12, 2017

As part of Tereora College’s mission of developing excellence in citizenship: “Tangata Tiratira Tu”, school staff and students were involved in serving the Cook Islands community on Friday last week.

Well-planned gala draws happy crowd

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Apii Te Uki Ou was packed with crowds of family groups supporting the school’s annual gala day on Friday last week.

Ministers around the world

Monday October 09, 2017

Half of the government’s Cabinet ministers are out of the country this week.

Apii Rutaki ended the last week of Term 3 beautifying their school grounds with freshly-planted trees.

Film workshop inspires young

Monday October 09, 2017

A group of creative young Cook Islanders have been given valuable insight into the art of filmmaking.

Grant boosts Aitutaki water storage

Thursday October 05, 2017

Aitutaki is the third lucky recipient of a grant from the Japanese Grassroots Human Security project.

Apii Nikao rebuild makes good progress

Wednesday October 04, 2017

The Apii Nikao rebuild site has evolved significantly since construction began in May this year.

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