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Creative Trail walker James Talbot is battling painfully disorienting wilderness and homesickness as he hurries to complete New Zealand’s 3200 Te Araroa Trail before the worst of winter.

A rift has widened in the top-level advisory board charged with safeguarding employees’ wellbeing, with accusations flying of incompetence and denial of workers’ rights.

Cruise ship arrives today

Tuesday May 07, 2019

Luxury cruise ship Paul Gauguin is expected to arrive in Rarotonga for a day-long visit today.

Helen Clark’s ‘Women in Politics’ presentation hosted by the Cook Islands National Council of Women at Tamarind House on April 27 drew a large number of women keen to listen to her views. The audience was then invited to pose questions to Clark regarding issues of concern to them. Below is a second excerpt from the Q&A session that took place. The first excerpt was published in Saturday’s edition.

Helen Clark’s ‘Women in Politics’ presentation hosted by the Cook Islands National Council of Women at Tamarind House last Saturday, drew a large number of women keen to listen to her views. The audience was then invited to pose questions to Clark regarding issues of concern to them. Below is an excerpt from the Q&A session that took place.

The Cook Islands Business & Professional Women’s Association (CIBPW) held their annual general meeting earlier in the week to welcome their new executives for 2019.

A decade of opera shows

Saturday May 04, 2019

Motone Productions celebrates 10 years of Opera in Rarotonga with renewed support from the Bank of the Cook Islands (BCI).

The dangers of Avaavaroa passage are well known on Rarotonga, especially among fishermen and local Temurimotia/Vaimaanga residents.

Still looking vibrant, sisters Mareta Queenie Pirangi (99 years) and Teuira-o-te-Rangi Pirake-Taikakara (90 years) both born on April 22nd, celebrated their birthdays on Easter Monday at Te Aroa Nui Hall in Arorangi.

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