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Bishop’s plea

Friday April 17, 2020

Catholic Bishop Paul Donoghue warns support isn't enough; the real poor will still fall through the cracks.

Cook Islanders will be allowed to return to church this weekend to give thanks, as the nation is declared free of the coronavirus. 

Fijian and Indonesian nationals who have found themselves out of work due to the Covid-19 pandemic, volunteered and assisted with the Operation Namu clean up in their Ruatonga, Avatiu, Panama, Atupa constituency.

Government has started making payments for Covid-19 related financial assistance to Cook Islands residents stranded in New Zealand. 

Cook Islands Tourism will launch a new multimedia campaign to generate and build up community spirit right here at home.

Working up sweat in Cooks lockdown

Saturday April 11, 2020

A Rarotonga fitness group has come up with an innovative way to stay in shape with the gyms closed in the Covid-19 go-slow.

A Rarotonga grower is encouraging locals to go back to basics and is giving away free soil to households so they can learn how to live off the land until the economy picks up and tourists return.

Coronavirus, unlike the current same-sex law, doesn't discriminate against LGBT+ people.

Expat worker Marc Marlon Rebollos stands with tears rolling down his face.

Cook Islands is truly blessed, he says, that there has been no Covid-19 confirmed here. He is speaking to his own Filipino, to the Indonesian and Kiribas communities, to government representatives – about 200 people in total.

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