Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

Barge finally hits the water

Tuesday September 26, 2017

After several weeks delay, the Ports Authority Aitutaki barge was finally loaded safely onto container ship Imua II on Saturday.

State funeral for Dame Margaret

Tuesday September 26, 2017

Following a final farewell for Dame Margaret Makea Karika at Karika Palace on Thursday morning at 9.00am, there will be a funeral procession for the late traditional leader along the Ara Tapu main road, and down Victoria Road to the National Auditorium for her State funeral.

TAU looks into power outage

Tuesday September 26, 2017

Te Aponga Uira is investigating why a generator failed to maintain power on Sunday morning, creating an island wide blackout across Rarotonga from around 11am, until late in the afternoon in some areas.

A small house being transported through Avarua yesterday morning slid off its trailer and crashed onto the middle of the road, on the south side of the Punanga Nui market.

Mama holds onto her language

Monday September 25, 2017

As part of a study into English as a second language used in the Cook Islands, Jane Kora, 70, painfully recalls how she was punished for speaking Cook Islands Maori at school on her home island of Manihiki in the early 1950’s.

A model lesson in marine biology

Monday September 25, 2017

I’ve just had a lesson on coral bleaching from in-demand international model, Laura Wells.

Police community service celebrated

Friday September 22, 2017

A special Cook Islands Police Service award ceremony usually reserved for the parade ground, was instead held on Tuesday evening at the Edgewater Resort.

Bike pursuit reaches 140km

Friday September 22, 2017

A high speed pursuit of a young male on a motorcycle reached clocked speeds of up to 140km through the centre of Avarua on Wednesday evening.

Tivaivai innovator calls it a day

Thursday September 21, 2017

Even after 40 years of sewing, Maria Keri Edgar (nee Herman), 79, has been coming up with innovative new ideas for her tivaivai.

It’s the holiday of a lifetime…

Thursday September 21, 2017

The Kulikovsky family from Sao Paulo in Brazil, are on the family holiday of a lifetime, sailing the Pacific in their super yacht Orion.

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