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Drowning victim well regarded

Tuesday September 04, 2018

The Taiwanese national who drowned while kayaking in the lagoon at Atiutaki has been named.

French volunteer helps SPCA

Monday September 03, 2018

SPCA volunteer Gaelle Pion did not know what SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals) stood for when she saw the notice at a backpacker she was staying at in Rarotonga.

Local designers shine at show

Monday September 03, 2018

Miss Cook Islands Project Runway Tropicana saw top pacific labels being modelled by this year’s seven contestants.

Fashion a hit with Tropicana audience

Monday September 03, 2018

The Miss Cook Islands Association event Project Runway Tropicana was a huge hit with the audience at The Islander on Thursday of last week.

Legislation proposed as a new “framework” for the Cook Islands immigration system and supported by regulations, will be the next step in a wide-ranging review of the Immigration Act.

Vaka Pride proceeds to good cause

Monday September 03, 2018

The winners from the last round of the Vaka Pride competition, Oire Takuvaine put their winnings towards a community initiative for the Vaine Tini or women’s groups in their village.

Immigration sets out new rules

Monday September 03, 2018

Proposed new immigration legislation and regulations aim to manage the travel, entry, stay and departure from the country of non-Cook Islanders to support the “success, safety and security” of the Cook Islands, says Principal Immigration Officer Kairangi Samuela.

Mata George started selling his expertly-woven kikau baskets almost as soon as his display, opposite CITC Liquor was set up last Saturday.

High tea spreads the love for mamas

Saturday September 01, 2018

“I am humbled by the generosity and love shown to our mamas today,” said a tearful Mama Nga Teao Papatua.

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