Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Alex and Joshua exchanged wedding vows last week in Australia, because they couldn’t do it back home in Cook Islands. Now, they have one further vow: to see same-sex relations decriminalised here. 

Water boss: It’s lonely at the top

Saturday February 29, 2020

Lonely away from his family, and bruised by the opposition to his work, the departing To Tatou Vai boss is looking forward to a break.

Using chlorine to disinfect Rarotonga’s drinking water has the support of the incoming chief executive officer of To Tatou Vai.

Travel ban hits Raro workers

Saturday February 29, 2020

Local designer Mark Serito and a workmate were made to board a flight back to the Philippines last night.

A luxury liner carrying passengers and crew from Italy – the European nation worst hit by coronavirus – is to arrive at Rarotonga tomorrow, then Aitutaki on Monday. 

Clash of the titans

Saturday February 29, 2020

Two undefeated teams will fight for the top spot in the national rugby league competition.

Tupapa FC faces setback

Saturday February 29, 2020

Rarotonga’s Tupapa Maraerenga FC arrived in Noumea this week with a small squad of only 14 players for the 2020 OFC Champions League.

Netball records shortfall

Friday February 28, 2020

National team commitment dominated netball expenses in 2019.

PACER-Plus regional agreement guarantees Australian and NZ financial support for our customs and quarantine agencies, says government. 

Mark Serito was airborne over the Pacific last night, returning to his family in Cook Islands, when the Covid-19 travel ban was extended to 16 countries. 

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