Cook Islands Maori language is alive in the Pa Enua and this is being observed in the number of entries submitted for the Ministry of Education’s writing competition.
Never stop learning. That’s what Veai Mani, 70, tells his children, and his seven grandchildren, and will tell his two great-grandchildren – when they are old enough to listen!
Patient students of St Joseph’s primary school who waited patiently for the blessing of their information technology equipment, impressed invited guests, including Minister Rose Brown who acknowledged their good behaviour in her speech.
The late Ron Crocombe has been described as a man ‘ahead of his time’, a father of education for the people of the Cook Islands and the Pacific as a whole.
When Aue Inangaro Tamariki Vakatini graduated with a National Certificate in Business Management, his children weren’t there to see him accept his qualification.