A retired couple from Belgium on a four-year, round-the-world sailing trip arrived in Rarotonga aboard their catamaran “Jambote” on Wednesday afternoon, having torn their mainsail on the trip from Papeete in Tahiti.
The Cook Islands Police Service is advising the public to exercise extra care on the road today during the escorted procession being conducted for the late Papa Dan Kamana (Teanuanua Dan Teariki Kamana Tepuretu Mataiapo).
Funds raised from Saturday nights Cook Islands Red Cross Society “Red by Night” charity ball will go towards the Society’s mission to build a resilient Cook Islands through the power of humanity.
The Cook Islands is set to receive more than 200 donated lifejackets from New Zealand this month, courtesy of Coastguard New Zealand’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign.
The family of Cook Islands legend and sporting icon Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, have released the memorial and funeral arrangements for “Papa Dan” who passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 93.