Renowned clothing brand TAV Pacific has shifted its focus from high-end resort wear fashion to a necessity we will all need in the coming weeks – facemasks.
More Fijian tourism workers in the Cook Islands are expected to lose their jobs as a number of other resorts close indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Trevor Pitt returned home last week after attending the Disaster Risk Management and Resilience building conference in Hawaii with Prime Minister Henry Puna. Immediately after landing in Rarotonga, he self-quarantined.
For years they have been vulnerable to inadequate healthcare, low wages, exploitation – but this week, expat workers say they were embraced by Cook Islands people as everyone comes together to combat Covid-19.