There is an increasing weight of expert opinion warning that reinstating a criminal ban on same-sex relations would breach the human rights protections of the Cook Islands Constitution.

Purple worn in memory

Friday November 15, 2019

The headstone of long-serving Cook Islands Girls’ Brigade commissioner Moekopu Vogel was unveiled at the weekend.

Moeka’a and Ra’ea reunions

Friday November 15, 2019

Sisters Castella Terita, left, Taputurangi-O-Tangaroa and Kapuvai-O-Anautoa with copies of a book on their great-grandfather, Rangitukua, launched at the Moeka’a ‘Ingatu reunion in Sydney, Australia.

Now for the fun bit …

Friday November 15, 2019

Prime Minister Henry Puna will be attending Te Maeva Nui celebrations in Melbourne, Australia today. Last night Puna, his wife Akaiti and senior government officials were scheduled to attend the opening dinner of the festival.


First Muri, then Tupapa, now Punanga Nui. The global popularity of night markets is catching on here. The newest night market is on in town tonight.

No home by the sea

Thursday November 14, 2019

Tourism is a critical part of the Cook Islands economy but not everyone feels they benefit directly from the ever-growing industry.

Columnist ‘fair and balanced’

Thursday November 14, 2019

As a girl, the importance of community service was instilled in Jaewynn McKay.

Families and business owners are angry that they were flooded out while waiting for government to find money to rebuild the dangerous Avatiu bridge. Coverage by Anneka Brown and Melina Etches.

Prime Minister marks Remembrance Day

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Prime Minister Henry Puna arrived in Canberra in time to lay a wreath and mark Remembrance Day in Australia this week.

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