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‘It’s time to talk about sex’

Thursday February 15, 2018

It is common knowledge that Cook Islands youth are finding themselves involved in serious relationships at an increasingly young age.

Te Are Manu inspires young volunteers

Thursday February 15, 2018

Kaia Dearlove is in her element around animals. The Year 10 Tereora College student has volunteered both at Esther Honey Animal Clinic and now at Te Are Manu vet clinic.

The High Court has denied government’s bid to prolong the hearing of the appeal against the ruling of the development of purse seine fishery in the Cook Islands.

PM Ardern visiting Cooks next month

Thursday February 15, 2018

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern will be paying an official visit to the Cook Islands from March 6 to 8, PM Henry Puna confirmed yesterday

Teaching realities of climate change

Wednesday February 14, 2018

A group of youngsters was invited to the New Hope Hall in Tutakimoa last week to learn about climate change, as part of the Youth Empowerment for Education for Sustainable Development workshop.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the governments of the Cook Islands and Republic of Kiribati to strengthen regional cooperation in the marine sector by providing skills training, employment opportunities and exchange of expertise in the pearl industry.

Entities benefit from write-off

Wednesday February 14, 2018

Finance minister Mark Brown on Monday confirmed the massive tax write-off as part of the ongoing tax amnesty will ease the burden off 1433 entities.

Visitors coming to the Cook Islands from New Zealand on Jetstar flights tend to spend less than those flying in with Air New Zealand.

Ports Authority has the power: PM

Wednesday February 14, 2018

Prime minister Henry Puna says he has no authority to intervene in matters relating to the running of the Ports Authority.

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