The Koutu Nui organisation has expressed alarm at the increasing numbers of foreigners and migrant workers who decide to stay in the Cook Islands permanently.
A special luncheon was held on Friday afternoon to acknowledge the outstanding academic efforts of Tereora College’s senior students last year.
At least one of the Lady Moana’s passengers seems to have made the right call when a chance of heavy seas convinced them to opt out of the boat’s planned voyage to Pukapuka via Palmerston and Nassau last week.
One hundred and seventy-eight years after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, some 200 guests gathered at the New Zealand High Commissioner’s residence in Ngatipa to celebrate the occasion.
The Ministry of Marine Resources’ (MMR) Young Professional Internship Programme is fast becoming a successful recruitment mechanism, attracting a number of high-calibre Cook Islanders.