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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.

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation will be facilitating a visit to the Cook Islands by Booking.com representatives next week.

The late Papa Dan Kamana was an “exemplary man” and a true son of the Cook Islands, says Police Commissioner Maara Tetava.

Ombudsman to stage workshops

Thursday May 17, 2018

The Office of the Ombudsman will hold a series of public awareness workshops around Rarotonga this month.

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).

There was a good turnout for Cook Islands Tourism’s Global Breakfast Update yesterday.

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.

Donated lifejackets here soon

Tuesday May 15, 2018

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.

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