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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.

Justice’s concerns at fishery deal

Thursday December 21, 2017

The Aronga Mana of Te Au O Tonga and Te Ipukarea Society say they are disappointed that the High Court has declined to set aside the government’s decisions to enter the Purse Seine Fishery Plan and Regulations and the Partnership Agreement with the European Union.

Three motorcycle smashes at weekend

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Three motor vehicle crashes were reported to police over the weekend.

Island churches celebrate birth of Jesus

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Christmas is celebrated by millions of people around the world and is observed most commonly on December 25, which this year falls on a Monday.

To connect the water sub-main from private and commercial properties to the new ring mains around Rarotonga, Landholdings Ltd have been awarded the contract to undertake these commissioning works (pipe connections) starting in early 2018.

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