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$15m loan for submarine cable link

Monday December 18, 2017

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.

Road safety better among young

Monday December 18, 2017

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.

Parade brings Christmas to town

Monday December 18, 2017

Rarotonga residents flocked to Avarua township on Thursday afternoon to watch the annual Santa Parade.

Cook Islands Bible goes digital

Monday December 18, 2017

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” – I muatangana kua anga te Atua I te rangi e te enua – Genisis 1:1.

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.

Rain no issue for Market Christmas

Monday December 18, 2017

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.

Consultant thrives on challenge

Monday December 18, 2017

Liz Koteka Wright imparted some island wisdom when she spoke at the last USP Plus meeting for the year on Wednesday November 29.

$120,000 Christmas gift for NGOs

Monday December 18, 2017

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).

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