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Appeal for stricken store owner

Tuesday June 26, 2018

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.

For decades tourists have been attracted to places because of their natural beauty – beaches, mountains, deserts, thermal activity and so on.

Last week at the market I checked out Kai & Co, a recently opened café located near the playground and opposite the SPCA.

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.

Rocket launched into a new home

Thursday June 21, 2018

The story in CINews on Tuesday about a dog called Rocket who was urgently in need of a home, has had a happy ending.

The Vaka Pride committee visited two of Rarotonga’s most historical sites while judging the round nine competition this week.

New landing system almost ready

Wednesday June 20, 2018

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.

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