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Paul Gauguin, a cruise ship that frequently visits the Cook Islands, anchored off Avatiu early yesterday morning.

More effort needed to reduce waste

Wednesday March 01, 2017

The Rent-A-Plate kiosk is back at Muri Night Markets, providing environmentally friendly options to plastic plates and cutlery.

New recycling options now available

Wednesday March 01, 2017

Cook Islands General Transport (CIGT) has begun a new recycling initiative, opening up the opportunity for people to recycle a magnitude of products.

A man charged with excess breath alcohol was fined $500 and disqualified from driving for 12 months when he appeared in the Cook Islands High Court on February 23.

Browne shows talents in Tahiti

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Up-and-coming Cook Islands guitarist Anania Browne is showcasing his talents in Papeete, Tahiti this coming week.

Emergency Management Cook Islands is happy with the initial results of a workshop last Friday in which government ministries began to work out their roles during national disasters.

But EMCI director Charles Carlson says it is just the beginning.

Carlson said the workshop should have taken place a long time ago.

EMCI aims to strengthen Cook Islands resilience in the threat of disaster and climate change, in doing so, achieving sustainable livelihoods.

Carlson said EMCI faced the problem that ministries weren’t sure of their role in the event of a disaster.

“They would just pass the buck, throw their hands up and say that’s not our responsibility,” said Carlson.

Tourists & kids blamed for cat escapes

Thursday February 23, 2017

Tourists and children have allowed five cats to escape from their cages at Esther Honey Foundation.  

Brief trip home from UNESCO for Drollet

Wednesday February 22, 2017

A local woman has been turning heads, working for one of the leading international non-government organisations for over a decade.

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