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Former volunteer fireman of the Puaikura Fire Brigade, Don Beer has replaced an important machinery that was stolen from the fire station a fortnight ago.

Sue Fletcher-Vea’s environmental legacy could be a cap on tourist numbers, say friends.

These are fish one could never eat from the Rarotonga lagoon, without risking poisoning.

Two Cook Islands-registered fuel tankers are being investigated under suspicion of smuggling oil out from Iran in defiance of international embargoes.

Fresh is the best

Sunday June 14, 2020

Garden-fresh vegetables and crops were tenderly packed into 100 kikau baskets and distributed this week to families feeling the strain of providing good wholesome meals on their tables.

Dolphins befriend lone whale

Saturday June 13, 2020

A young male humpback has been frolicking alone off Rarotonga for the past couple of weeks – until he was befriended by a pod of dolphins.

Mona Jr’s dad backs helmets

Saturday June 13, 2020

Four months after 14-year-old Mona Ioane Jr’s tragic road death, his father Mona Sr wants to save other families from that pain.

Hundreds of people are unable to get helmets in time for new law’s June 26 start date. 

Pay package for new police

Monday June 08, 2020

New police recruits are receiving an additional $1057 following the implementation of the new government pay structure.

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