Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

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.

Game-fishing is a small but growing and increasingly important part of Cook Islands’ tourism industry. 

Nikao seeking tempo for Tupapa match

Saturday September 21, 2019

The fifth round of football is well underway and today Nikao Sokattak will host Tupapa Maraerenga. The Nikao premier men have been in good form to date while Tupapa seemed to have just found their form before the three-week break.

Young Cook Islands politician Te-Hani Brown has lodged an application to oppose the Democratic Party’s appeal of the Atiu by-election.

Fishing boat runs aground on Rutaki reef

Saturday September 21, 2019

An  Ocean Fresh fishing vessel the MV Wairau was grounded on the reef in Rutaki yesterday morning.

Schools welcome peace torch

Thursday September 19, 2019

The Sri Chinmoy peace torch runners have been visiting schools around the island to spread a wish for world peace.

Unhappy neighbours build 6m fence

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Turangi beach is rough with coral rocks; it doesn’t have the calm blue of Muri lagoon, but its rugged peace brings its own beauty and a glorious view of the horizon.

Purse seine fishing under review

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Cook Islands Government and the European Union are conducting a review of the purse seining fisheries agreement, due to be renewed this year.

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