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Air New Zealand has continued its ongoing support of the Cook Islands Tourism Awards for 2018, earning its right to title sponsorship for the event.

Part-time Rarotonga residents and Co-Founders of Cream of the Crop Leaders Dan and Sioux Messinger will spearhead a two-day confidence workshop for Cook Islands youth on April 18-19.

Fund raising for the Cook Islands Cyclone Gita Appeal got off to a strong start yesterday morning with the Rotary Club donating $2000 to the cause.

The newly-formed Puaikura Aquatics Club was incorporated yesterday and at the same time it conducted a special swimming lesson for Year 4 pupils of Apii Arorangi at the Cook Islands Divers premises in Arorangi.

Vaka Pride judges impressed

Thursday February 22, 2018

The effort of the Rarotonga community in the latest round of the Vaka Pride competition has impressed the judges but they say there is still need for improvements in some areas.

Airspace earns $300k annually

Thursday February 22, 2018

Cook Islands earn over $300,000 per annum from airlines using the country’s airspace, Prime Minister Henry Puna has confirmed.

When can foreigners buy property?

Thursday February 22, 2018

Land allocated to locals can be passed onto foreigners if they are unable to afford it, Minister of BTIB Kiriau Turepu said during Tuesday’s question time session at Parliament.

Koutu Nui proposes ban on plastic bags

Thursday February 22, 2018

Koutu Nui, the group comprising traditional leaders of the Cook Islands, is working on a submission to ban the importation of plastic bags into the country.

Tourist drowns at Vaimaanga

Thursday February 22, 2018

An elderly man believed to be a tourist visiting Rarotonga died from drowning in Vaimaanga on Monday afternoon.

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