Health

Christmas celebrations came early for the drop in visitors of Te Kainga Pa Taunga on Thursday complete with all the Christmas trimmings.

Help is available, say no to violence

Saturday December 06, 2014

The festive season is a time of sharing and giving but it is also when cases of domestic violence spikes.

We do our best: Mitiaro nurse

Thursday December 04, 2014

Mitiaro nurse practitioner Ngatokorima Patia is livid about a comment made in a letter to the editor titled ‘try living in the outer islands’ about the health care on the island.

Movember shave-off raises $3,500

Tuesday December 02, 2014

The month long men’s health awareness campaign, Movember Cook Islands has come to an end.

The Cook Islands National Council of Women President, Vaine Wichman will represent the Cook Islands, Te Marae Ora, and the Gender and Development Division at the Human Rights in the Pacific Conference being convened by Massey University from December 8 to 9 in Auckland.

Two individuals with a wealth of experience in family violence conducted a two day course in partnership with the Rotaianga Men’s support centre. 

Movember to end with shave off

Saturday November 29, 2014

The Mobro campaign is coming to an end this month after nearly four weeks of overgrown moustaches all in the hope of raising awareness in the community about prostate cancer.

Cook Islands Health Minister Nandi Glassie used his weekend between two United Nations meetings in Bangkok to visit a ground-breaking youth programme in Northern Thailand.

Although Breast Cancer month has long ended, the Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation collected a cheque from Telecom Cook Islands for donations received through text. 

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