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Telling our stories on the big screen

Wednesday January 24, 2018

A young local filmmaker is keen to see more Cook Islanders telling their own stories on the big screen – and he’s planning a film festival in Rarotonga to help make that happen.

NZ architects seek local inspiration

Wednesday January 24, 2018

A New Zealand architecture firm with a Cook Islands connection is looking to incorporate local knowledge and design into their work on Rarotonga.

Price details to come

Wednesday January 24, 2018

The cost of LPG and diesel has risen, but petrol prices will remain the same on Rarotonga and the outer islands, the Price Tribunal says.

Theft saddens school head

Wednesday January 24, 2018

The new principal of Apii Te Uki Ou, Mark Harris, says he is “disappointed” after thieves stole a stereo system used by pre-schoolers days before the start of the new academic year.

The restoration of Nikao Cemetery will continue this week with new signage set to be unveiled at the historic graveyard next to the RSA, opposite the airport.

Tereora College bans soft drink sales

Wednesday January 24, 2018

Tereora College, the country’s leading secondary school, has decided to ban the sale of soft drinks at the school tuck shop (canteen), from the start of this academic year.

Chickenpox warning for island

Wednesday January 24, 2018

An outbreak of chickenpox on Rarotonga could pose a threat to schools as the new academic year gets underway.

Water disruptions ahead for Muri

Tuesday January 23, 2018

A limited number of private and commercial properties in Muri can expect short periods of disrupted water supply this week as Te Mato Vai Stage 1 ring main commissioning works begin.

Rongomatane successor

Tuesday January 23, 2018

Nicholas Nicholls has been confirmed by the kopu ariki to succeed to the throne of Rongomatane.

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