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No-baggage flight angers passengers

Friday December 22, 2017

Saturday morning’s Jetstar flight from Auckland to Rarotonga which arrived with none of the passengers’ luggage on board has had frustrating consequences for a group who travelled to the island for a wedding.

Flu cases spread randomly, says MOH

Friday December 22, 2017

While a number of residents have complained of flu-like symptoms over the last month or so, the Community Health Services department at the Ministry of Health, no specific large-scale outbreak of influenza has been identified.

Suicidal in crash aftermath

Friday December 22, 2017

Polish tourist Rafal Maziarz, who collided with an oncoming motorcycle carrying two people while turning his car into the Esther Honey clinic last month, says he became so anxious and depressed when he was hit with a $30,000 claim for injuries, that he became suicidal.

Air New Zealand’s Rarotonga services are operating as normal and there have been no schedule changes, an “external communications consultant” for the airline has told CINews.

Christmas in the Cook Islands is a time of celebration, family reunions, taking a rest from work and if the weather cooperates, spending some quality time with the children at the beach.

The Surf Line clothing brand concept was originally conceived in January 2014 by two brothers who launched their online store on July 4 last year.

PM meets Ardern at Beehive meeting

Thursday December 21, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna has described his first meeting with New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern as affirmation of mutual interest and commitment in evolving the two countries’ unique relationship, in a manner which supports the shared and separate development aspirations of both.

New HOM appointments deferred

Thursday December 21, 2017

The Cook Islands Public Service has deferred the appointment of the heads of ministries (HOMs) for Education, Health and Internal Affairs.

Power company Te Aponga Uira (TAU) has apologised for the state of the main road between Avana Bridge and Titikaveka College, which has been left almost impassable in places following heavy rain and work to lay new cables.

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