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Paddle Art show opening tonight

Friday November 24, 2017

The work of more than 20 Cook Islands and New Zealand artists will go on display at the Beachcomber Pearl Market in Taputapuatea today to celebrate the start of the Vaka Eiva paddling festival.

Muri drowning victims identified

Friday November 24, 2017

One of the two men who drowned at Muri lagoon Wednesday morning has now been identified as US Republican State Representative for South Dakota, Craig Tieszen, 68.

Ministry of Internal Affairs has completed the Cook Islands National Caregivers Draft Policy and has made it available for people to comment.

Vaka Pride contest in seventh round

Friday November 24, 2017

The Vaka Pride competition is heading to the seventh round of prizes since launching back in 2015 – but this time the contest has changed a little.

Water levels remain critical

Friday November 24, 2017

Water capacity at the catchments around the island remain at a critical level despite the rainy spell this month.

Aitutaki airport marks 75th year

Thursday November 23, 2017

Aitutaki airport was built in turbulent times during World War Two, and in its heyday was even visited by internationally-known movie stars. 

Crimes Bill prompts robust discussion

Thursday November 23, 2017

The Cook Islands Family Welfare Association (CIFWA) hosted an information session regarding the new Crimes Bill yesterday.

Busy start to week for police

Thursday November 23, 2017

It’s been a busy week so far for police on the island with a variety of cases being followed up. A laptop was reported missing from a tourist accommodation in Muri on the weekend and police are continuing inquiries.

Farming teaches family

Thursday November 23, 2017

A single Mangaian mum of four is managing to balance teaching her family about the climate change with successfully maintaining their farming livelihood.

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