Speaker Niki Rattle enjoyed catching up with New Zealand’s former Speaker of the House of Representatives yesterday.

Manatua cable project set to start

Wednesday January 17, 2018

The Cook Islands and other Pacific Island countries participating in the Manatua submarine telecommunications cable project are close to finalising the international tender to carry out this multi-million dollar development.

Government approved additional expenditure of $2.1 million from July to December last year.

Stricken boat blocks passage

Wednesday January 17, 2018

Stricken cargo ship Moana Nui, which has been stranded on the reef off Nassau for almost a year, has reportedly shifted its position and there are fears it could soon block the island’s harbour.

Outpouring of love for Rongomatane

Tuesday January 16, 2018

From the moment Ada Rongomatane suffered a massive stroke and heart attack on January 4 and fell into a coma, people from everywhere throughout the Cook Islands, Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti rushed to do everything they could to help her.

Population figures remain uncertain

Tuesday January 16, 2018

Preliminary 2016 census results show a decrease of two per cent in the Cook Islands population compared to the 2011 census.

Enter this year’s fabulous CI News Memories of Summer photo competition and you could win one of two Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro smartphones, proudly sponsored by the Bank of the Cook Islands.

Fundraising first for ‘op shop’

Tuesday January 16, 2018

The SPCA opportunity shop’s primary role is to raise much-needed funds for animal health and care.

Dust yet to settle on Muri road

Tuesday January 16, 2018

Work to seal the main road between Avana and Titikaveka is continuing this week, but Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) has warned that it could, literally, take weeks for the dust to settle in Muri.

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