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Covering faces to combat Covid-19

Wednesday March 25, 2020

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.

Locals caught up in NZ lockdown

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Cook Islands Golden Oldies netball team is in self-quarantine at Atiu Community Hostel in South Auckland after spending ten days in Honolulu.

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.

In London, body aches, fever and sweats told Luke MacLean-McMahon he had more than just a bad case of the flu. 

Workers give thanks

Friday March 20, 2020

Workers representatives have welcomed the decision to protect both local and expat workers in this week’s Covid-19 rescue package.

School unscathed by floodwaters

Friday March 20, 2020

Apii Nikao has experienced its worst flooding since the school opened.

The purr-fect travel solution

Friday March 20, 2020

When times get tough, you’ve got to be able to improvise.

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. 

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