Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

Public Service Commissioner Russell Thomas confirms he has asked Infrastructure Secretary Diane Charlie-Puna to stand aside from her role as she is investigated.

‘Game like any other’ – Tupapa

Thursday September 26, 2019

The Tupapa and Titikaveka senior women will be playing today at 5pm.

Hot water kills reef ‘solar panels’

Thursday September 26, 2019

Hidden algae may offer a last hope for coral that is being bleached to death by the warming waters of the climate crisis.

Autopilot took boat onto reef

Thursday September 26, 2019

Investigators are told there was nobody helming the MV Wairau when it grounded.

Diane Charlie-Puna has taken leave as head of Infrastructure Cook Islands under the shadow of an investigation into expenditure on a function at Edgewater Resort.

‘There were many tears of joy’

Wednesday September 25, 2019

Whale researcher Nan Hauser has been helping stranded whales for 30 years, as part of her research.

Seabed metals bound for Belgium

Tuesday September 24, 2019

As calls grow for a moratorium on seabed mining, researchers return from ‘successful’ under-sea exploration. 

Dozens come to aid of beaked whale

Monday September 23, 2019

Locals and tourists sprang into action to help a three-metre-long beaked whale that washed into Muri lagoon yesterday.

Politics to decide diver’s future

Monday September 23, 2019

The Cook Islands or NZ? The future of a well-known local and his family hangs in the balance of Auckland politics.

Raro dogs need Raro people

Monday September 23, 2019

The new SPCA boss had to leave her dog Leo in Australia – but when she started her job, she met a small brown Raro dog who melted her heart. Anneka Brown meets Deb Ramage and Manea.

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