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Children key focus in 2018/19 budget

Saturday September 22, 2018

Finance minister Mark Brown says the 2018/19 budget reinforces the government’s desire to establish a strong and developed country for the current and future generations.

Underwrite deal extended

Friday September 21, 2018

The government has extended its airline underwrite deal with Air New Zealand until 2022.

Turtle tour magical experience

Friday September 21, 2018

Swimming in the warm deep waters off the Rarotongan coast, right beside a majestic green onu, or turtle, was one of the most inspiring moments of my life.

The ukulele-powered welcome and farewell at Rarotonga International Airport is an iconic part of the visitor experience thanks to musical legend Papa Jake Numanga.

“No-plastic Wednesdays” are catching on at Apii Te Uki Ou, where children bring their lunches in their lunch boxes, - but minus the cling wrap plastic that usually encases pupils’ food.

Govt pledges to share prosperity

Friday September 21, 2018

Government has made a pledge to grow the local economy and foster prosperity that is sustained and shared with the people of the Cook Islands.

Underwater clean-up in harbour

Wednesday September 19, 2018

The Pacific Island Conservation Initiative teamed up with Pacific Divers, Infrastructure Cook Islands and Ministry of Marine Resources to complete an underwater clean-up to mark World Clean-Up Day on Saturday afternoon.

Dog desexing project on target

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Just three weeks into a programme aimed at desexing 800 dogs, over 147 dogs had been desexed by Monday of this week.

Our history on show in London

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Secretary of Culture Anthony Turua will attend the opening of the Oceania Exhibition that will display five Cook Islands artefacts at the Royal Academy of Art in London from September 23, to September 26.

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