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The difference could barely be more stark: from the tropical atolls of the Cook Islands, to the Great Lakes on the border of Canada and the US, that ice over in winter.

The two-masted Marconi rigged schooner Argo has stopped by in Rarotonga with 17 students from the US and a crew of seven.

Because Rarotonga is reliant on visiting volunteer vets, sometimes there is nobody on the island qualified to help sick and injured animal. That’s why Te Are Manu is appealing for public help.

Deaths and injuries: ‘It’s not a matter of if, but when.’

Infrastructure agency provided staff with extra safety equipment and danger money, but not specialist supervision.

Far, far from the excitement of the Pacific Games, another Cook Islands team has won unexpected glory.

New Kiwis ‘honoured’

Monday July 08, 2019

After 17 years of living in the Cook Islands, Halatoa Fua has taken the oath of allegiance to New Zealand alongside a handful of others to receive his citizenship this month.

New coat of paint brightens centre

Wednesday July 03, 2019

A team of Bluesky employees have committed to helping to brighten up the Are Pa Metua to support the elderly in their community.

The former manager of the local animal welfare organisation has called a public notice from them “suggestive” and “short-sighted”.

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