Phillipa Webb

Phillipa Webb

Te Kai festival set to inspire

Saturday November 28, 2015

Bringing life back into traditional Cook Islands cuisine is the aim of a competition hoping to capture four fantastic dishes in the inaugural Te Kai Maori festival.

Lagoon meeting

Saturday November 28, 2015

The Muri community will hear the government’s plan for fixing their lagoon at a public meeting on Tuesday at the Ngatangiia meeting house.

Asking tough questions on violence

Saturday November 28, 2015

Where is the peace in a home where a young woman feels worthless, as she shoulders the brunt of emotional abuse from the man she loves who constantly picks at her mistakes?

MOH takes hard line on abortion

Saturday November 28, 2015

The Ministry of Health has stopped the country’s only gynaecologist from making tough phone calls on behalf of women who decide they want to terminate a pregnancy.

‘No go’ on MPs’ travel costs

Friday November 27, 2015

Parliament will not release the amount of taxpayer funds spent on Member of Parliament’s travel around the globe, citing other priorities as more important than giving out the details.

Silence on legal action...

Friday November 27, 2015

The government is staying silent over legal action aiming to stop more purse seiner from fishing in the Cook Islands EEZ.

STI cases show significant drop

Wednesday November 25, 2015

Cases of sexually transmitted diseases have dropped significantly in the past eight years, showing the country is becoming more contraception-savvy.

Education key, says activist

Tuesday November 24, 2015

Education is the key to a sensitive issue dividing the Cook Islands community, a gay rights activist says.

Members of the public will be able to air their views about a law set to drastically change the power of the state to intervene in family life this week.

A  RALLY of 300 protestors marched through Avarua on Saturday  calling out to the government to put a stop to purse seine fishing in Cook Island waters.

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