Dengue danger alert

Tuesday December 23, 2014

Santa may not be the only ‘guest’ arriving at Rarotonga homes this Christmas.

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) and Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work in co-operation on water quality monitoring associated with the Sanitation Upgrade Programme (SUP).

The Cook Islands Prostate Foundation will be able to develop and continue awareness and education programmes after receiving generous donations from individuals and businesses who helped support the Movember campaign. 

Punanga Tauturu turns to Facebook

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Punanga Tauturu Inc (PTI) has joined the social media age and is launching a Facebook page to commemorate Human Rights Day 2014. 

Mosquito disease warning

Tuesday December 09, 2014

The season for mosquito-borne diseases is almost here and with it comes a warning from public health to combat diseases like dengue fever by using repellent and avoiding creating mozzie-friendly environments.

A senior lecturer from the University of Otago has been on the island organising and conducting a research project of the mentoring programme offered by the Rotaianga men’s centre in Tupapa. 

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.

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