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“What is the real meaning of Anzac Day to the Cook Islands in 2018?”

Moana Nui waiting on Grinna

Friday April 27, 2018

Stricken cargo ship the Moana Nui has been stranded on the reef off Nassau for 15 months now, but the boat’s owners Taio Shipping say it will stay sitting there for at least a few more months yet.

When New Zealand Army veteran Gavin Nichol served his tour in Vietnam he was ordered to spray the herbicide and defoliant chemical Agent Orange by hand.

Thirteen-year-old drummer Zach Knill says it’s “pretty important” to him to be playing at the Anzac Day dawn service in Rarotonga tomorrow.

School holiday fun at YWAM

Monday April 23, 2018

Sixty-odd kids sure can make a heck of a noise, a fact the staff at YWAM’s school holiday programme in Takitumu are certainly all too aware of.

Living the Atiu way of life

Monday April 23, 2018

Ever since returning to the Cook Islands with her husband and three children in 2014, Rarotonga tax advisory officer Chiavanni Le’Mon has dreamed of moving to the Pa Enua.

A welfare officer from New Zealand is travelling to the Cook Islands ahead of Anzac Day to talk to ex-servicemen who may be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI).

The French Navy ship Arago docked at Avatiu harbour on Thursday, having arrived from Papeete via the Australes archipelago.

Rental shortage bites

Monday April 23, 2018

A prominent figure in the tourism industry says growth in tourism has been a catalyst for the current shortage of long-term rental accommodation on Rarotonga.

The General Transport barge Layar Mas was loaded up with more than 100 tonnes worth of concrete blocks on Wednesday, bound for the Mangaia solar project.

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