The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $15 million loan for an internet submarine cable project to connect Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands.
Despite the high number of motor vehicle crashes this year, the Cook Islands Police Service says there is evidence younger drivers may be becoming more responsible, and taking note of warnings about drink driving.
There was a good turnout for the launch of the book, Peace Bird by the late Eleitino Paddy Walker, at the Beachcomber Pearl Market on Thursday night.
Despite the rain, the annual Christmas in the Market on Wednesday was a success, says the Rotaract Rarotonga president Harriet Tuara-Strickland.
A climate change veteran has returned to the Cook Islands and is tasked with trying to slow down the greatest existential threat known to humanity.
Seven local non-government organisations (NGOs) received an early Christmas present on Thursday morning, when the government signed over $120,000 through the Social Impact Fund (SIF).