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Four people have died as a result of road crashes this year, police say. They were all riding motorbikes – and none was wearing a helmet.

Te Reo Maori words revived

Friday October 11, 2019

Merle Pukerua was delighted to discover old Maori words and terms she had never heard of.

New Zealand’s Deputy High Commissioner to the Cook Islands Sam Beckett has been farewelled by her team after a three-year stint.

The Punanga Nui markets will be operating every Thursday evening from 5 to 9pm, starting tonight.

Churches feed the 500

Thursday October 10, 2019

Ministers and delegates attending the Cook Islands Christian Church General Assembly will converge in Atiu this week.

Tuaine wins prestigious arts award

Monday October 07, 2019

Glenda Tuaine is one of the seven Pasifika artists who will receive the prestigious Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards.

24 hours in the life of a stop-go man

Saturday October 05, 2019

From the alarm of near smashes from speeding cars, to the quiet camaderie in the dark hours of the early morning, the roadworks safety officers play invaluable roles. Story by Izzy Shepherd, with photos by Lawrance Bailey.

As 7-year-old Lapana Tupou’s family and friends mourned him at a memorial service, maritime safety investigators swooped on the shipping company he was lost from. 

Water safety tailored to Cooks needs

Saturday October 05, 2019

Five members of Cook Islands Red Cross have returned from Italy, the first qualified water safety and rescue instructors in our region.

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