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Early Christmas gift for youth groups

Thursday December 14, 2017

Youth leaders across the island were invited by the Cook Islands Badminton Association (CIBA) to participate in a “ShuttleTime” badminton workshop last Thursday.

An elderly woman who has been living in a tent for the last six months will soon have a house of her own.

Film screening to raise vaka funds

Thursday December 14, 2017

A free screening of Leonardo DiCaprio’s film Before The Flood will be held at the National Auditorium on Monday night, with proceeds going towards the repairs of Vaka Marumaru Atua, which was badly damaged by fire earlier this year.

Mosquito numbers set to rise

Thursday December 14, 2017

A rise in the island’s mosquito population has been predicted by Public Health officers involved in the Tutaka property inspection around Rarotonga.

TARO, cash and an iPhone are among the items reported stolen in a spate of thefts this week say Cook Islands Police, who are urging locals and visitors to stay vigilant in the run-up to Christmas.

Esther Honey to close down

Thursday December 14, 2017

The Esther Honey Foundation, which has offered free vet care on Rarotonga for 22 years, will close down this month.

Students take art skills outdoors

Wednesday December 13, 2017

A group of Nukutere College pupils have taken their love for art outside the classroom and put their spare time into painting a bus shelter in Arorangi.

Festive spirit abounds

Wednesday December 13, 2017

With Christmas just around the corner, the spirit of giving is permeating the Rarotonga township. 

Santa parade gives back to community

Wednesday December 13, 2017

Santa is coming to town and tomorrow he will be roaming through the Avarua town strip joined by popular cartoon characters, local businesses and proud community supporters.

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