Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Cook Islands ‘Olympic Games’

Wednesday August 05, 2020

A smoke free and an environmentally friendly Cook Islands Games will celebrate the restart of local sporting event after Covid-19 ban. 

Eleven vacancies have been advertised on an Internal Affairs website as the agency tries to offer solutions for those laid off in the Covid-19 downturn.

Cook Islands has welcomed 483 residents and work permit holders since relaxing border restrictions in June.

Panthers score comeback win

Monday August 03, 2020

Round two of the domestic rugby union competition saw a fiery challenge between giants Tupapa and Avatiu.

Eight men’s and six women’s teams will battle for the top prize at the Te Maeva Nui Touch tournament tomorrow.

The consultation phase for the Cook Islands National Sustainable Development Agenda 2020+ was launched on Friday. 

Bracing for the worst

Monday August 03, 2020

Private Sector Taskforce says the roll on effect of less revenue in the economy would have an effect on them first but eventually the public sector. 

Local fishermen are struggling to make a buck with the tourists gone – but it is large-scale fisheries that could yet help the country get back on its feet again. 

Blame NZ for the cold

Saturday August 01, 2020

A weather system coming out of New Zealand is causing intermittent rain and cool spells in Rarotonga.

Rugby bonus

Saturday August 01, 2020

Giants Tupapa Panthers and Avatiu Eels will battle in a repeat of the 2019 Rarotonga Club 15s grand final.

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