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The United States Embassy in New Zealand has announced its funding on small grants programme for science, technology, engineering and math support in Cook Islands.

Fijian workers will be allowed to renew their passport at the Fijian Embassy in New Zealand – just not yet.

Mii Estall was living on the island of Aitutaki in February 2010 when, at 3am, the most powerful cyclone to hit Aitutaki in living history swept over the island.

When Cook Islanders around the world ordered flowers for their mums back home on Rarotonga, Aitutaki and Mangaia, some expected the roses and carnations that are traditional overseas.

Stephenie Jansen could have made her staff redundant, if there were no government assistance.

A local car and bike rental company is planning on providing some Covid-19 relief in their own special way.

When Tina Kae asked her mum Mii what she wanted for Mother’s Day lunch, the answer was not surprising.

We can’t hug them, but we wanted to be here, to see them pass by. That was the message of love from countless Cook Islanders as Rarotonga ground to a halt yesterday.

Burial grounds needed

Saturday May 09, 2020

Politicians are debating whether land can be leased to bury expat workers who die in the Covid-19 shutdown – or whether government should take land by warrant for burial plots.

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