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It’s that time once again...

Friday March 24, 2017

It’s that time of the year, where groups of people transform into vibrant teams dressed as fictional characters and take to the streets, completing challenges and raising funds for non-government organisations and charities.

Club lends hand to a good cause

Friday March 24, 2017

Rotaract Rarotonga celebrated World Rotaract Week last week by giving back to the community.

Hundreds of people turned out to farewell local character Pakuru “Apu’’ Simpson, better known to tens of thousands of locals and tourists alike as “Mr Hopeless”.

Big boost for mobile service

Friday March 24, 2017

Bluesky Cook Islands will launch the first 4G+ service, currently the world’s fastest commercial mobile network technology, to Rarotonga and Aitutaki today.

Te Ipukarea Society (TIS) has welcomed Cabinet’s decision to establish a 50 nautical mile exclusion zone around the Cook Islands for the Marae Moana marine park.

It’s World TB day today, aimed at building awareness that tuberculosis is still an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year.

Dame Patsy Reddy has found the first six months of her role as Governor-General fascinating.

Board sacked, no explanation

Friday March 24, 2017

The Cook Islands Investment Board has given no reason for firing a board widely regarded as having done an excellent job of making an outer islands power station efficient and on target for the introduction of renewable energy.

It isn’t every day a three tonne rock moves a couple of kilometres down the road, but early yesterday morning the Arras Conch statue made its way from the back road to its place of honour at the RSA Cemetery in Panama.

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