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Welfare payments available early

Thursday March 29, 2018

Welfare payments for April 1 will be made available to all Cook Island beneficiaries today (March 29) at their respective BCI branches. 

After four months of waiting, the Turangi water station was officially opened by Ngatangiia MP Tama Tuavera last Friday.

The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation has used the recent TravMedia International Media Marketplace (IMM) event in London to access marketing opportunities for further promoting the Cook Islands as a tourist destination.

Cook Islands businesses taking part in the Pasifika Festival in New Zealand are taking advantage of the opportunity to promote their products on a regional platform.

War of words over WOF issuers

Tuesday March 27, 2018

A row has broken out concerning the Cook Islands Police Service’s decision to formally dissolve the Warrant of Fitness (WOF) committee.

A New Zealand Maori doctor who was nominated New Zealander of the Year in 2014, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Cook Islands Red Cross Gala.

Kia Orana Week ends on a high

Saturday March 24, 2018

The Kia Orana Week activities ended on a high note yesterday with visitors learning fabric painting at the Maire Nui Park in downtown Avarua.

The tale of the Tiare Taporo

Saturday March 24, 2018

As the often controversial and much-beleaguered vessel the Tiare Taporo prepares to set sail again for the first time in almost two years, CINews takes a look at the boat’s turbulent past.

Road safety council president Brent Fisher hopes that the option of a non-alcoholic beer will help deter people from drinking and driving.

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