Katrina Tanirau

Katrina Tanirau

As the first group of paddlers hit the water on the opening day of the Cook Islands Games 2020 Oe Vaka competition yesterday, Tain Armstrong and his buddy Tavake Tierney made the most of the opportunity to cool off at Avarua Harbour on a hot day.

How many All Blacks “rookies” have been selected for the opening Bledisloe Cup test against the Wallabies? Be a part of today's quiz to find out.


One of the highlights of the Cook Islands Games has been the opening ceremony where 120 dancers enthralled the crowd with an outstanding cultural show.

Henry Puna’s helmet law legacy

Wednesday October 07, 2020

After two extensions due to Covid-19 and a lack of stock on Rarotonga, the helmet law initiated at the highest level by former Prime Minister Henry Puna is in full force. 

‘Democracy must be served’

Wednesday October 07, 2020

Local water lobby group Te Vai Ora Maori is calling for the resignation of the Speaker of the House Niki Rattle. 

Team Atiu won the traditional games title at the Cook Islands Games.

The secret is trust

Saturday October 03, 2020

While one steps down the other steps up, but their formula for success as leaders of the nation remains the same – trust and respect those who have your backs and always listen to the people. 

Travel bubble expected by December

Saturday October 03, 2020

With a date set for the start of a one-way travel bubble between New Zealand and certain states in Australia, the question being asked is what about the Cook Islands? 

‘The journey has been worth it’

Thursday October 01, 2020

Henry Puna stepped down from Prime Minister’s role with message of togetherness. 

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