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Bars and clubs hope for a decision this afternoon to allow them to reopen.

Pressure is mounting on New Zealand authorities to acknowledge the bravery of Cook Islands and other Pacific men who were the eyes and ears of the wartime defence against Japan. 

Bars await permission to reopen

Friday April 24, 2020

Licenced clubs ask for level playing field with restaurants. 

Even businesses who do not qualify for government’s wage subsidy or grants are advised to register with the responsible agencies, in case they need to claim assistance in the future.

Finding new ways to do things

Wednesday April 22, 2020

Faced with no jobs, no income and tough times it would be easy to give up, but people in the Cook Islands aren’t quitters. 

Cook Islanders will not get a public holiday on Monday in lieu of Anzac Day, unlike their family members in New Zealand.

Mysterious bites

Wednesday April 22, 2020

Blissfulness turns to sharp pain, as woman gets attacked by mysterious fish.

$1000 Vaka Pride prize will help kopu restore marae.

Anzac Day: Lest we forget

Monday April 20, 2020

For the first time in living memory there will be no official Anzac commemoration service in Rarotonga.

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