Phillipa Webb

Phillipa Webb

Esther Honey row heats up

Monday November 23, 2015

Minister of Finance Mark Brown is criticising the Esther Honey Foundation for launching an aggressive media campaign rather than talking to the government about their tenancy issue.

Protesters to walk again today

Saturday November 21, 2015

Concerned individuals will today march towards their goal of a purse seining-free Cook Islands.

Apii Te Uki Ou makes a splash

Saturday November 21, 2015

Apii Te Uki Ou kids made a splash yesterday morning when the lucky youngsters got to cool off at the school’s annual swimming sports day.

Democratic Party leader William “Smiley” Heather has apologised for a comment he made in support of One Cook Islands leader Teina Bishop, who faces a serious charge of corruption.

Gay ceremony barred in Arorangi

Saturday November 21, 2015

‘Not in our backyard’ is the message from traditional leaders who have barred a local same-sex couple from renewing their vows in Arorangi this weekend.

Drink-driving still a problem

Thursday November 19, 2015

Drunk drivers are still not getting the message with police attending two crashes in the weekend.

Health launches antibiotic guidelines

Thursday November 19, 2015

Antibiotic resistance is now one of the biggest threats to global health and the Cook Islands Ministry of Health aims to make antibiotic prescriptions here more effective by launching the antibiotic guidelines handbook.

Puna confirms trip to Paris

Thursday November 19, 2015

Prime Minister Henry Puna has extended his sympathy and support to French president François Hollande in the wake of the tragic Paris attacks.

Police flip-flop on Pitt charge

Thursday November 19, 2015

After trying to arrest local publisher George Pitt for contempt of court, the police have made a surprise U-turn and apologised, clearing the charge against him.

Art weaves cultures together

Wednesday November 18, 2015

Art weaves cultures together

The strong links between the Cook Islands and New Zealand have been delicately woven and carved into an exhibit of stunning art on display in Rarotonga this month.

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