An 86-year-old magician from Japan will be visiting the Cook Islands later this month, performing various magic acts for children on Rarotonga and Mangaia.

Endurance walker James Talbot has got lost in rugged central New Zealand for the second time in two weeks, as the challenges mount for the tired Rarotonga man.

Flooding a big worry

Thursday May 09, 2019

Flooding was one of the major concerns raised by Rarotonga residents who attended consultations on the Infrastructure Bill 2019.

Ingrid Waugh, the District Governor for the Rotary District 9920 of New Zealand, was recently on the island for the first time to celebrate the Rarotonga Rotary’s 50th anniversary.

Arriving just in time

Thursday May 09, 2019

MOTHER’S Day is this Sunday,and Cook Islanders all over the world are dipping into their pockets to say thank you to their mums. Sandra Lazaro (right) with her new baby girl Shirley Haven Napa who entered the world on Tuesday night about 11.40pm is celebrating Mother's Day with her new born.

Creative Trail walker James Talbot is battling painfully disorienting wilderness and homesickness as he hurries to complete New Zealand’s 3200 Te Araroa Trail before the worst of winter.

A rift has widened in the top-level advisory board charged with safeguarding employees’ wellbeing, with accusations flying of incompetence and denial of workers’ rights.

Cruise ship arrives today

Tuesday May 07, 2019

Luxury cruise ship Paul Gauguin is expected to arrive in Rarotonga for a day-long visit today.

Helen Clark’s ‘Women in Politics’ presentation hosted by the Cook Islands National Council of Women at Tamarind House on April 27 drew a large number of women keen to listen to her views. The audience was then invited to pose questions to Clark regarding issues of concern to them. Below is a second excerpt from the Q&A session that took place. The first excerpt was published in Saturday’s edition.

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