DESCENDANTS of the late Apii and Moeroa Karaponga from Manihiki have gathered for their first family reunion to celebrate the life of the couple.
Following on from Mauke’s Years 7 to 9 beach debris investigation in Term 3, the class more recently had the opportunity to trial lagoon data collection in a raui area at Patito, on the west side of Mauke.
WHEN COOK ISLANDS Towage’s new barge arrived at Mauke last week, a sizeable portion of the island's population were there to watch, including pupils of Mauke School, who had only a short walk down the road to spend a school period taking in the process which helps to link the island with the rest of the world.
FOR THE third year Cook Islands Building Supplies managers and staff have teamed up with the Te Kainga O Pa Taunga Wellbeing Centre to bring a Christmas lunch and gifts to the health respite establishments in Panama in Rarotonga, and Amuri in Aitutaki.
THE EXECUTIVE committee members of the Koutu Nui spent three days last week in Atiu conducting a workshop or iriirikapua with island residents.
AT MAUKE School 7 to 9 school pupils began Term 3 with formal music classes, and they are certainly catching on with the youngsters, says teacher June Hosking.