Shar van Leeuwen

Shar van Leeuwen

Movie shows danger of plastic

Monday January 29, 2018

As plastic waste moves from our land and into our oceans, it poisons and mutilates the sea life it comes into contact with, and ultimately enters our bodies through the food we eat.

Vacancies for the next police recruitment are available now and anyone interested in a career in the Cook Islands Police Service is invited to apply.

Ngametua Ua pleaded guilty to selling liquor without a licence when he appeared before JP Georgina Williams in the Avarua High Court on Thursday.

Coconut candy is ‘sweet as’

Friday January 26, 2018

Visitors queued up at Aunty Pat’s Coco Candy stall to taste the samples and buy the wares at the market on Saturday.

Thirteen on drink driving charges

Friday January 26, 2018

Thirteen new excess breath alcohol charges and six excess breath case adjournments were heard at the High Court in Avarua on Thursday.

A group of 11 new staff who have recently arrived on Rarotonga, attended an initiation workshop at the ministry of education on Monday.

Carving ‘a hobby that went crazy’

Thursday January 25, 2018

Carver and artist Henry Tavioni was still at Avarua Primary School when he first became enchanted with the carvings in the Cook Islands Library and Museum.

Powerful show has sad message

Tuesday January 23, 2018

Mangaia is one of the most beautiful islands in the Pacific, but its population is declining. This is the strong message behind Fe’ena Syme-Buchanan’s photographic exhibition at the Cook Islands National Museum which opened on Friday.

Relief doctors plan to return

Monday January 22, 2018

Relief doctors, who have been helping at Rarotonga hospital over the Christmas period are set to leave the island this month, but are planning to return here for good once they have completed their studies.

AITUTAKI-BORN Dr Teokotai Maea has taken a permanent position as the new anaesthetist at the Rarotonga Hospital, after graduating from the University of Fiji with a Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia.

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