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Lost trekkers raise wider issues

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Police are concerned at whether adequate messages and advice are being given to tourists following another mountain rescue recently.

Investiture ceremony this morning

Wednesday December 12, 2018

In one of the most important traditional ceremonies to be held on Rarotonga for many years, George Freddric Taripo’s (Tama Ariki) investiture will begin at 6am today.

Miss Cook Islands does nation proud

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Miss Cook Islands Reihana Koteka-Wiki has done our small country proud by ranking in the top 30 for the Miss World pageant held on December 8 in China.

Investiture an historic occasion...

Tuesday December 11, 2018

An historical event will take place tomorrow morning when George Freddric Taripo (Tama Ariki) is invested with the title of Makea George Karika Ariki.

Proud to support nation’s vaka

Friday December 07, 2018

It is with a great sense of pride that the government of the Cook Islands has been able to gift the Cook Islands Voyaging society and the vaka Marumaru Atua $255,000 so she can be restored and repaired after the devastating fire last year at Avatiu, says prime minister Henry Puna.

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation has coordinated three Vaka Pride community projects on the islands of Rarotonga, Aitutaki and Mauke.

A proposed maximum stay of eight months for international visitors to the Cook Islands other than New Zealanders will address an issue that has seen non-Cook Islanders leveraging bona fide visitor provisions in the Cook Islands Entry, Residence and Departure Act 1971-72 (ERD) to remain in this country indefinitely.

Super fund hits a speed bump

Friday December 07, 2018

The return on investment made by the Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) is expected to remain volatile in coming months.

Frequent visitor rewarded

Thursday December 06, 2018

Wayne Price from Brisbane, Australia has visited the Cook Islands numerous times, twenty one times in fact, winning the online International Visitors Survey award.

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