A lonely Cook Islands woman in her 60s has been scammed of $11,000 by an internet con artist pretending to offer her love.
Cook Islands has graduated to “developed” nation status – but despite dire warnings, is expected to lose barely a cent of overseas aid.
As 7-year-old Lapana Tupou’s family and friends mourned him at a memorial service, maritime safety investigators swooped on the shipping company he was lost from.
Anti-chlorine groups says replacing To Tatou Vai head is a chance to take a fresh look at water treatment plans.
The Cook Islands will be ready to harvest precious metals from the ocean floor in just five years.