Melody Cargill

Melody Cargill

Chance to acquire hair cutting skills

Wednesday October 25, 2017

Local hair-cutting business, Three Brothers Barbershop will work with their New Zealand counterparts “Kuki Cutters Barbershop” this weekend.

Nation gears up for Gospel Day

Wednesday October 25, 2017

It’s National Gospel Day tomorrow, and throughout the nation, Cook Islands residents will gather to celebrate the much-anticipated event.

Young students were introduced to the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute (CITTI) new Taste-A-Trade initiative during the last week of the school holidays.

Building work at Apii Nikao is progressing well and New Zealand supplier class* has signed a contract with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to provide furniture for the new school.

How has the wider world suddenly become so polarised?

The Lonely Wheel

Monday October 23, 2017

The 2017 Writing Competition received a good response last month from a number of students who wrote original memoirs for the contest. Ministry of Education learning and teaching advisor Jessica Le Bas coordinated the competition for Year 7-13 students.

Gaylene Preston, a New Zealand film maker who visited Rarotonga to premiere her movie My Year with Helen last night, made time to see a group of young aspiring film makers on Monday afternoon.

School bags and jandals were tossed aside on Saturday of last week when Year 13 students of Tereora College let their “inner glamour” come to life.

What was once a hobby has turned into a full-time business for successful young barber Nigel Hoeflich who runs Three Brothers Barbershop.

This weekly column is supplied by Te Ipukarea Society. It deals with environmental and conservation issues Aof interest to the Cook Islands.

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