Shar van Leeuwen

Shar van Leeuwen

Saving seeds from traditional non-hybrid plants is the only way forward, environmentally, financially and for the health of the nation, says Fijian-based Ministry of Agriculture seed researcher and plant health field consultant Mani Mua.

App turns lives around

Wednesday August 15, 2018

An app designed by a New Zealand-based former gang member turned policeman turned social entrepreneur to help migrating Pacific families – including Cook Islanders – adjust to their new lives is now being used by thousands.

Chris Denny from Raro Personal Trainers says weight loss is a bonus of his 12-week box-fit fitness programme.

Te Are Manu veterinary service has recently treated a number of animals that have fallen victim to the poisonous ciguatera toxin after eating fish from the lagoon.

Riki Adamu of M&M Ukulele and Crafts has ukulele (ukarere in CI Maori) in his blood.

A vision of loveliness

Monday February 19, 2018

It was a vision from her mother-in-law Te Papaura Hunt that set local fabric artist Denise Hunt on her way to having her own clothing business.

Te Are Manu inspires young volunteers

Thursday February 15, 2018

Kaia Dearlove is in her element around animals. The Year 10 Tereora College student has volunteered both at Esther Honey Animal Clinic and now at Te Are Manu vet clinic.

Show gives taste of early Rarotonga

Tuesday February 13, 2018

A night at Highland Paradise is a must for visitors to Rarotonga and for locals alike.

Traditional dance school on the cards

Tuesday February 06, 2018

Seasoned traditional dancer Pastor Ngarima George is looking for opportunities to pass on his knowledge – and is thinking that setting up a dance school might be a good way to go.

Scholarship for aspiring vets

Tuesday February 06, 2018

A scholarship covering academic fees is being offered to would-be veterinary nurses in Rarotonga.

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