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Taio Shipping’s new vessel the Grinna has just left the Caribbean island of Dominica and is currently approaching the Panama Canal.

The lineup is all set for this year’s Creative Centre concert fundraiser Beats of Betela, which will now be held on Monday, June 4, not June 2 as previously reported.

All go on airport runway

Monday May 28, 2018

There are “a whole lot of things” going on out on the Rarotonga International Airport runway right now says Airport Authority chief executive Joe Ngamata – and he’s not half wrong.

Top officials from the Pacific region’s superannuation, provident, sovereign and trust funds, worth $70 billion, are gathering in Rarotonga this week for a three-day biennial meeting.

When it comes to signs of prosperity, Rarotonga is somewhat lacking, a New Zealand visitor says.

Honour guard for former JP

Saturday May 26, 2018

The Cook Islands Police Service formed an honour guard along the main street of Avarua yesterday afternoon to farewell and pay tribute to the late Dora Harrington, whose funeral procession was preceded by officers on two of the service’s new motorcycles.

Schools in Rarotonga took part in this year’s Pink Shirt Day on Friday, to show their support for spreading kindness and putting a stop to bullying.

The first stall I visited at the market last week was Te Vara Nui, located near the BSP ATM.

Global Fibre8 Limited, an international supplier of building materials based in New Zealand, allegedly owes a number of Cook Islanders a “substantial amount” of money.

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