Costs challenge referral scheme

Monday September 18, 2017

A case in which Mangaian man Sonny Ryan was told he would have to wait up to two years to go to New Zealand for hip surgery because there was no money available to send him there, has highlighted challenges faced by the Ministry of Health’s lifesaving patient referral scheme.

Two Cook Islanders have recently been involved in a project that is using cutting edge technology to examine coral reefs around the world.

Learning the virtues through music

Monday September 18, 2017

Three visiting musicians from New Zealand are on Rarotonga visiting various schools and performing, and this week Apii Arorangi had a visit from them.

Off to college for budding engineers

Monday September 18, 2017

Teupoo Ford Tapaitau, Pati Ravarua and Ruth Ngatokorua are going back to college – but it’s a long, long way from their home country, and it’s a college with a difference.

Public service shares news

Monday September 18, 2017

A public service newsletter is set to shine the spotlight on government employees doing great work across the entire Cook Islands.

Project keeps it local

Monday September 18, 2017

Local company CITC has been awarded the contract to provide pipes, fittings and valves for connection of the new ring mains from Avaavaroa to Kauare for Stage 1 of Te Mato Vai Project.

Maritime CI eyes Chinese market

Monday September 18, 2017

Maritime Cook Islands (MCI) is hoping to capitalise on the longstanding alliance between Cook Islands and China by tapping into the significantly large economic opportunities present in the Chinese market.

Seven battle for coveted crown

Monday September 18, 2017

Seven contestants will battle it out for the coveted crown in the Miss Cook Islands Pageant show to be held next week at the National Auditorium.

Criminal trials set for November

Monday September 18, 2017

Three criminal trials are scheduled for November this year when the next High Court session is scheduled to take place.

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