Health

Cheaper health fees for expats

Thursday July 02, 2015

As of yesterday, contract workers who have resided in the Cook Islands for more than six months will no longer have to fork out for medical bills.

Jet blast puts three in hospital

Wednesday July 01, 2015

Three tourists have been discharged from hospital after sustaining injuries at the jet-blast area on the inland end of Rarotonga International Airport’s runway.

The Ministry of Health has assured the public that their aim is not to prosecute people when it comes to complying with the island-wide Tutaka programme.

The Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation is calling all local designers and would-be designers to craft designs for singlet, t-shirts and pareu commemorating this year’s annual breast cancer appeal in October.

Sexual orientation is one of the top five reasons youth ring the help line, alongside pregnancy and relationship breakups.

A NEW study has uncovered the importance of self-management techniques as an option for people feeling depressed or suicidal.

Today is the last day to take advantage of free chiropractic services down at the Atukura Grounds and the Titikaveka CICC Sunday School Hall.

A YEAR into the automated external defibrillator (AED) programme, members of the Cook Islands Water Safety and Surf Lifesaving Council are still holding workshops on how to use the machines.

Fire wise for kids

Tuesday June 23, 2015

THE COOK Islands Fire and Safety (CIFS) is running a Fire Wise programme in schools to educate children on fire safety.

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