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Burglaries slightly up in 2017

Monday January 15, 2018

The Cook Islands Police Service has claimed good results over the past five years in its efforts to reduce burglaries on Rarotonga.

Healing tradition freely given

Friday January 12, 2018

Ngapoko Marsters administers traditional medicine for almost every health condition that comes her way on Mauke.

A ban on single use non-biodegradable plastic, including bags and polystyrene takeaway containers, will come into force in Vanuatu at the end of this month, and the Cook Islands could soon be following suit.

After moving from the Cook Islands for lifesaving treatment in New Zealand, baby Dominic Joseph-Kura received a liver transplant from an Invercargill family.

Fisheries grant deadline extended

Friday January 12, 2018

The Fisheries Small Grants that was due to end today has been extended until the end of the month.

Graduation looks less likely

Friday January 12, 2018

There is a possibility that the Cook Islands will not graduate to developed status as earlier announced.

Components from the much-loved voyaging vaka, Marumaru Atua have been moved to a dry storage space where restoration work will be done.

Hostel service for traditional leader

Thursday January 11, 2018

The late Ada Teaupurepure Rongomatane Ariki will be honoured at a ceremony at the Atiu Hostel this morning.

The row over an Australian senator’s criticism of Chinese aid activities in Pacific countries gained momentum yesterday, with specific mention of the Cook Islands’ involvement with the Asian superpower mentioned in several online news stories.

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