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Visiting expert at local brewery

Saturday March 31, 2018

You’ve got to be careful about getting a bunch of beer brewers talking – the conversation is bound to range far and wide, and it can be difficult to get a word in edgewise.

The following article is the latest in a new series written by our Cook Islands News marketing manager Susan Tealby on the Rarotonga markets.

Airbnb launches Rarotonga workshop

Saturday March 31, 2018

As part of their Digital Tourism programme, Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia is joining forces with Airbnb to bring a series of workshops to the Pacific Islands, providing an opportunity to learn what home sharing is and how the platform works.

Cook Islands SPCA seeks volunteers

Saturday March 31, 2018

Cook Islands SPCA is looking for volunteers to help run their shelter located near the Papua Waterfall in Vaimaanga and the Opportunity Shop at the Punanganui Market.

The first-ever Pasifika Business Market at the Pasifika Festival 2018 has been declared an overwhelming success.

On a rainy Saturday morning I visited Punanga Nui Market in downtown Avarua.

Despite the weather, most of the market vendors braved the elements to show off their wares. 

The organiser of last week’s radiothon, for the house that burned down in Atupa, has asked those who have yet to pay their contribution to please do so.

Welfare payments available early

Thursday March 29, 2018

Welfare payments for April 1 will be made available to all Cook Island beneficiaries today (March 29) at their respective BCI branches. 

After four months of waiting, the Turangi water station was officially opened by Ngatangiia MP Tama Tuavera last Friday.

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