PM stands strong on helmets

Friday June 05, 2020

As helmet opponents gather for a second motorbike rally, Henry Puna acknowledges their views but says safety comes first. 

Shadow health minister Selina Napa has looked into the weeping eyes of a mother who lost her only daughter after she was killed in a motorbike accident and felt the terrible anguish and loss.

Border begins to open

Thursday June 04, 2020

The quarantine-free invitation to Cook Islanders and work permit holders to return home is the first step in bringing back the tourists.

Police will review bars’ and nightclubs’ compliance with social distancing requirements, and will refer any concerns to the Liquor Licensing Authority.

Master fisherman Dick Marsters reeled in a whopping aggregate of 266.1kg yellow fin tuna to win the Don Beer Memorial Fishing Tournament held over the long weekend.

Standing firm on helmet law

Wednesday June 03, 2020

Government mum on protesters’ call to repeal compulsory helmet law.

Top Queen’s Birthday honour recipient counsels Cook Islands and New Zealand governments: we can reopen borders next month.

‘Using maths in real life’

Tuesday June 02, 2020

Three thousand kilometres of ocean and the Covid travel bans haven’t stopped innovative work teaching “a challenging form of maths” to pupils at Cook Islands primary schools.

At high school, Alexia Hilbertidou found herself the only girl in senior technology and physics classes.

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