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Passport frustration

Friday October 25, 2019

Fijian workers face enormous cost to fly home to get new biometric passports.

They call them the piranha of the Pacific. Except, Cook Islands’ predator giant trevally are 20 times bigger than any piranha. 

Fiji is out. Samoa is gone. Tonga is out. Now, as the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup get underway, increasing numbers of people in the Cooks are swinging their support behind another Pacific island nation …

A Cook Islands mama and her friends are raiding the New Zealand Governor-General’s gardens as they prepare their most prestigious art installation yet.

An upcoming drink driving education programme is set to target Cook Islanders on probation or serving time for alcohol related driving offences.

Efforts to minimise quarantine risks

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Ministry of Agriculture Biosecurity Services have signed a memorandum of understanding with Bluesky to inspect all incoming and outgoing postal items.

The Airport Authority has identified the land occupied by Are Pa Metua for future development of aviation support services.

Mahi mahi, tuna and a bundle of rope

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Darren Cleave from Maori Television fishing show ‘Matau’, pulls up rope discovered floating, while out fishing and filming with his brothers Martin and Jeff, on board Marlin Queen.

Jay Cagica and Thomas Riley were best friends. Losing him in a bike smash was devastating.

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