On Monday Maya Carroll, or Yogi Maya as she is known, (pictured) and the team at Muri Beach Club Hotel will kick off another yoga retreat in paradise.
The Cook Islands Red Cross aims to save lives with their first annual first aid courses which were rolled out around the island this week.
It’s 48 weeks since Chikungunya hit Rarotonga and to a lesser extent, other islands around the country, and since week 39, no new cases have been reported.
On Mangaia, five young leaders are being trained in organic farming practices so they can supply local markets, as well as export crops to Rarotonga.
Seven nurses will officially receive their Diploma Certificates in Nursing at the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute (CITTI) graduation ceremony at the National Auditorium on February 24.
The 12th Pacific Health Ministers meeting on Rarotonga this week proved productive, says chairman and Cook Islands Health minister Nandi Glassie.
A project aiming to boost access to health clinics on Rarotonga has gone from dream to completion, thanks to the dedication of a group of Rotary Club members in Masterton, New Zealand.
Research conducted by medical experts shows that some Rarotongan plant products have antiseptic properties that can reduce the possibility of skin infections, vindicating the long-held beliefs of Maori medicine practitioners.
Last Thursday’s Speakers Debate at the national auditorium saw an hour-long, at times inspiring and emotional, talk about the effectiveness of mental health in the Cook Islands, which was followed by discussion where panellists seemed at times reluctant to engage with questions from the public.