An appeal has been started to raise money for Friendly Mart owner Doreen Boggs, her staff, and their families after the iconic Arorangi store was destroyed by fire on June 14.
Only about 17.5 per cent of the country’s infrastructure projects are considered to be in a “safe” (green) zone, while the remaining are “of concern,” according to a Cook Islands Investment Corporation graphic showing the current state of infrastructure work.
Everything is proceeding on schedule for Rarotonga International Airport’s new $2million instrument landing system, which has almost finished being installed and is currently set to be tested on June 27.
Two more candidates have just passed the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) instructor examination in Rarotonga, conducted by course director Stephen Lyon, owner of Pacific Divers in Muri.
Island residents Huw and Sheryl John are looking for a home for a dog they have named “Rocket” which turned up at their Arorangi home a couple of weeks ago.