The Cook Islands Voyaging Society (CIVS) is hopeful that pupils who attended a special presentation which ran over the course of last week have been inspired to become the next generation of traditional voyagers.
Following on from a CINews story raising health concerns about the newly constructed Apii Nikao, the Ministry of Education has said the building was “safe, secure and ready for use” upon its official opening in April, even as the secretary of the school’s parent-teacher association suggests that wasn’t the case.
What could be better than helping to keep the environment clean, creating some beautiful art and getting covered head to toe in colourful paint at the same time?
Schools that participated in the Pink Shirt Day creative arts competition were rewarded with prizes from organiser’s Rotaract Rarotonga on Wednesday.
The health of students at Apii Nikao has apparently deteriorated since moving into their newly-constructed classrooms, the parents of some pupils say.
Term 2 at Takitumu Primary is focused on preparing for the annual Highland Paradise cultural competition to be held in the last week of school.