Local company Landholdings Limited has started construction work to improve the resilience of the public water supply ring main.

The Palace at Taputapuatea will undergo much needed repair and restoration work in the near future.

Razed to the ground

Monday November 18, 2019

A midday blaze on Saturday completely destroyed a house at Ooa in Upper Tupapa.

Road crash claims yet another life

Monday November 18, 2019

Road death toll now stands at six after a man died in a motorcycle crash at the weekend.

There is an increasing weight of expert opinion warning that reinstating a criminal ban on same-sex relations would breach the human rights protections of the Cook Islands Constitution.

Purple worn in memory

Friday November 15, 2019

The headstone of long-serving Cook Islands Girls’ Brigade commissioner Moekopu Vogel was unveiled at the weekend.

Moeka’a and Ra’ea reunions

Friday November 15, 2019

Sisters Castella Terita, left, Taputurangi-O-Tangaroa and Kapuvai-O-Anautoa with copies of a book on their great-grandfather, Rangitukua, launched at the Moeka’a ‘Ingatu reunion in Sydney, Australia.

Now for the fun bit …

Friday November 15, 2019

Prime Minister Henry Puna will be attending Te Maeva Nui celebrations in Melbourne, Australia today. Last night Puna, his wife Akaiti and senior government officials were scheduled to attend the opening dinner of the festival.


First Muri, then Tupapa, now Punanga Nui. The global popularity of night markets is catching on here. The newest night market is on in town tonight.

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