Health

The Alcoholics Anonymous group is getting increased participation, amid fears about the impact of alcohol on young and old. 

Food hygiene scores on the doors

Thursday February 20, 2020

There are new calls by the hospitality industry to take food safety and hygiene seriously.

Chemical water trial is ‘lawful’

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Government-owned water authority To Tatou Vai is pressing ahead with turning on the taps in trials of the new waterworks, even though the environmental impact of a new chemical has not yet been fully assessed.

Call for World Health Organisation to be allowed free movement into Asia-Pacific countries to combat fast-spreading virus. 

New dengue cases detected last month

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Eleven probable cases of dengue were reported last month, which is an increase from six cases in December, 2019, said the Ministry of Health.

Virus hits Australia, Cooks get ready

Saturday January 25, 2020

The first Australian case of Wuhan coronavirus has been confirmed, with a man being held under isolation in a Melbourne hospital.

For too long, men haven’t been brought up to ask for help when they’re struggling. Now, a group of young men are leading the change in dramatic fashion. 

Dengue infections in visitors

Monday November 04, 2019

Two tourists visiting the country from French Polynesia have been confirmed to have been diagnosed with the dengue type 2 (DENV – 2) virus.

Public meeting to debate chlorination

Wednesday October 02, 2019

The Koutu Nui is hosting a community meeting tonight for those who want to discuss the treatment of Rarotonga's water supply, 6.30pm in the Calvary Hall in Puaikura.

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