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The FUR seal sighted in the Nikao coastal area last week appears to have moved on.

Tribe gears up for Ariki Day

Wednesday June 29, 2016

MEMBERS of the Ngati-Karika tribe of the Te-au-Tonga Vaka gathered at Karika yesterday to witness the blessing of their Atamira (tribe’s traditional seat.)

The Cook Islands National Environment Service and the Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture’s Biosecurity Division dealt with an emergency involving dangerous snakes yesterday morning.

THE COOK ISLANDS Police patrol boat Te Kukupa will return to Rarotonga this morning from a five-week fisheries and security patrol of the Cook Islands and Kiribati (Line Islands) Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs).

This YEAR’S Olympic Games will feature over 10,500 athletes from 205 different countries who all will take part in 7306 competitions in 42 different sports for 17 days from August 5.

TEREORA College music students have been working hard on their skills all term and can be relied on to deliver exceptional performances at a concert to be held tomorrow afternoon at the Princess Anne Hall.

AFTER 18 renegotiation sessions, the Pacific Island parties have achieved what has been described as an “excellent” outcome for the US Fisheries Treaty that paves the way for a stable and mutually beneficial arrangement.

Funds of around $150,000 have been allocated by government to boost the Cook Islands’ vanilla industry.

DISCUSSIONS are underway regarding the possibility of charter flights between Nadi, in Fiji, and Rarotonga.

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