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Australians Debbie Harris and Frank Pike have spent almost every day of their holiday on Rarotonga helping to rebuild graves and memorials at Nikao Cemetery.

Silence over rebuilds

Tuesday October 16, 2018

There is still no word on when Chinese government projects to “refurbish” Rarotonga’s sports arena, the police headquarters and the Ministry of Justice building will go ahead.

Fijians meet to celebrate Fiji Day

Monday October 15, 2018

The Fijian community in the Cook Islands gathered on Saturday to celebrate their country’s 48th anniversary of independence.

Papua New Guinea's Bank of the South Pacific is looking to introduce a domestic violence policy covering PNG and all regional branches including the Cook Islands, after a company survey at BSP Solomon Islands showed 92 per cent of all 260 staff believe their colleagues are affected by violence at home.

Dame Margaret headstone unveiled

Saturday October 13, 2018

A large crowd of family and friends gathered at the Cook Islands Christian Church yard in Avarua yesterday for the headstone unveiling of the late Dame Margaret Makea Karika Ariki.

Community to celebrate Fiji Day

Saturday October 13, 2018

The Cook Islands Fijian community will today celebrate Fiji Day at St Joseph Primary School ground.

Puzzled in Paradise, which has been trading for almost 18 months, was born from an idea from Marisa Summers’ son Jacob who is now 11.

Journey to boost China ties

Friday October 12, 2018

Young Cook Islands public servants Angelia Williams, Kate Ngatokorua, Sandee Cook, Shaun Teaurima and Tayla Beddoes left for Guangdong, China today to represent the Cook Islands at a People’s Republic of China’s programme designed for young leaders.

Nga Puna to speak at USP

Friday October 12, 2018

The guest speaker at this month’s USP Plus meeting at the university campus has a distinguished background in education and sport.

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