Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

A New Zealand-based filmmaker is producing a documentary on local cultural icon Vara Hunter – affectionately known as Mama Vara.

The Cook Islands has lost a long serving and well respected civil servant Aukino Tairea.

Double party for MP Brown

Thursday March 21, 2019

Re-elected MP Te-Hani Brown had to postpone her birthday celebrations leading up to Monday’s by-election on Atiu for fear of it being misconstrued by her opposition as “treating”.

Cyclones cost Cooks $30m plus

Thursday March 21, 2019

The tropical cyclones that hit the Cook Islands in 2005 cost the country over $20 million, says prime minister Henry Puna.

Cricket announces Pac Games squads

Wednesday March 20, 2019

Cook Islands Cricket Association has released the men’s and women’s national training squads for the Pacific Games which will be held in July in Samoa.

Brown rules out ministerial job

Wednesday March 20, 2019

Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Te-Hani Brown has ruled out the possibility of taking up a ministerial position as she joins the Cook Islands Party-led coalition government.

Convincing win for Te-Hani

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Independent candidate Te-Hani Brown posted a convincing victory in yesterday’s by-election on Atiu.

Sea Eagles lead league

Monday March 18, 2019

Unbeaten Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles have taken the lead in the Raro Cars Rugby League Competition 2019 after a massive win over the weekend.

Pageant queen meets future king

Monday March 18, 2019

Miss Cook Islands Lydia Simonis had a rare opportunity last week when she met the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles.

PM in Fiji

Monday March 18, 2019

Prime minister Henry Puna is expected to be in Fiji this week to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of the South Pacific (USP).

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