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Passport check urged

Thursday November 16, 2017

The New Zealand High Commission will be closed over the Christmas period, and they urge all those with passports that have expired to renew them as soon as possible.

Movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger’s support in the fight against climate change has added weight to the plea of small island states such as the Cook Islands, says health minister Nandi Glassie.

Drug resistance global issue: Glassie

Thursday November 16, 2017

The need to address the issue of antibiotic resistance was emphasised by Health minister Nandie Glassie at the opening of the national meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) at Crown Beach Resort yesterday morning.

Bluesky building in for refit

Thursday November 16, 2017

Bluesky’s burned-out core site building in Aroa will not be demolished but will be fully refitted ready for the installation of new mobile core equipment, O3B Satellite System gear and other network equipment and infrastructure.

All go for Queen’s Baton

Thursday November 16, 2017

The Queen’s Baton Relay organisers won’t forget their trip to the Cook Islands in a hurry.

Helping pupils to live NCD-free lives

Thursday November 16, 2017

Tereora College has been tackling the risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through a cross-curricular, multi-sectoral unit looking closely at the Cook Islands.

College students help SPCA

Thursday November 16, 2017

A group of Tereora College students has given a generous donation to the Cook Islands SPCA as a part of the school’s Community Service Day.

Food festival in aid of school dome

Thursday November 16, 2017

Avarua Primary School is holding a food festival tomorrow to raise funds for the first-ever school dome in the Cook Islands.

Plastic fires prompt another warning

Thursday November 16, 2017

A spate of publicity about island residents burning plastic has prompted Community Health Services to issue a reminder that they will take action against offenders - despite the fact they have never taken legal action against anyone for the offence.

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