Making Cooks a safer place

Monday September 23, 2019

Punanga Tauturu has spend 25 years working for vulnerable women and children. So it was appropriate the charity’s birthday commemorations began with a minute of silence for Lapana Tupou, the 7-year-old boy missing at sea.

Uniting to make our homes safe

Monday September 23, 2019

The UNITE - Orange the World Campaign for Ending Violence against Women and Gender based violence.  is a result of the global women’s movement activism and advocacy.  On the ‘25th day of every month everyone in the community is encouraged to wear something orange. 

Raro dogs need Raro people

Monday September 23, 2019

Driving up the waterfall road, you will pass the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals shelter. The dogs there come running to the edge of the fence, barking their greeting.

PTI’s 25 years of helping women

Friday September 20, 2019

Punanga Tauturu, the only organisation in the Cook Islands set up to support survivors of domestic abuse, celebrates its 25th birthday tonight.

Unhappy neighbours build 6m fence

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Turangi beach is rough with coral rocks; it doesn’t have the calm blue of Muri lagoon, but its rugged peace brings its own beauty and a glorious view of the horizon.

Peace Run starts

Tuesday September 17, 2019

The Peace Run or the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run made its first weeklong run in Rarotonga yesterday where the torch was carried by its two team members.

Best wishes to the brave, stunning and enchanting young women named to contest Miss Cook Islands Association pageant this year.

Concerns at work release for prisoner

Monday September 16, 2019

Community members have expressed concern at how early in his six-year sentence prison inmate Ngaakitai Taria Pureariki has been allowed out on work release.

Going the distance

Friday September 13, 2019

After blood, sweat and 3200 kilometres of hard slog, it’s finally over. James Talbot yesterday handed a $26,700 cheque to the Creative Centre.

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