Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

Frustration over school closure

Wednesday July 31, 2019

The chairman of Takitumu School fears teachers and students may never be able to return to their classrooms after being forced to relocate after the weak and deteriorating 107-metre-high Matavera radio mast near its buildings threatened to fall apart.

Changes to protect foreign workers

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Foreign workers will soon have to sign a waiver to allow the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration to access their tax and superannuation information.

I remember trying to convince my mum to give me some money so I could buy a drink at the shop and she would say “Just drink water, it’s free.”

The power of beauty

Monday July 29, 2019

Miss Cook Islands isn’t just a pageant and a title, it’s a platform to make good change in the community, says Reihana Koteka-Wiki.

Without legislative powers it’s very difficult to try and help the animals in the Cooks, says outgoing SPCA manager Tony Jamieson.

The students taking part in the traditional learning holiday programme Atui’anga Ki Te Tango hit the glassy ocean for a fun day fishing for tuna.

A honeymoon miracle

Saturday July 27, 2019

A local diver has saved a couple’s honeymoon – and quite possibly their marriage!

A wheely good cause

Friday July 26, 2019

This is Ashtonn Fisher. He’s 18-months-old and he’s sitting pretty in one of four new wheelchairs donated to Rarotonga Hospital.

Artist ‘doing what I love’, embracing new tools and styles to tell local stories. 

The Cook Islands netball team made history at the Pacific Games. After 28 years of defeats, the netball team finally took home gold in a close game against Tonga.

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