EMERGENCY workers responded in a multi-agency coordinated emergency response exercise run by the Rarotonga Airport Fire Authority on Wednesday morning.
Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) is proposing a ban on the importation of all polystyrene takeaway containers in a bid to deal with a rapidly-growing waste problem.
The project to improve the Punanga Nui market is now in the hands of government ministers as they look into procuring materials that will improve the popular Saturday attraction.
Senior police officers attended an Australian Federal Police training session bringing them up to speed with Command Coordinate and Control (C3) procedures on Tuesday.
The Cook Islands Financial Intelligence Unit says it will properly investigate if it is provided with information that indicates that there has been any criminal activity or financial misconduct in this country in connection with the “Paradise Papers”.
Miss Cook Islands Alanna Smith is competing in the Miss World pageant in Sanya, China and she is calling on everyone in the Cook Islands to vote for her.
The island community is rallying around a family who lost everything in a devastating fire that destroyed their home on Tuesday evening last week.
Work has begun on obtaining replacement equipment for the mobile network core destroyed in the fire at Bluesky’s Aroa station on Friday, October 27.