Richard Moore

Richard Moore

One of New Zealand’s main fighting vessels, the HMNZS Te Mana, is expected to arrive in Rarotonga today.

Action on pesticide problem

Monday May 22, 2017

The Cook Islands has joined with 11 other Pacific nations to try to deal with the problem of poorly-managed use of pesticides and herbicides.

Police are conducting a cyber-safety programme in Rarotonga’s schools in a bid to protect young people from cybercrime.

A late start and technical issues failed to take the sparkle off an exciting and colourful Senior Dancer of the Year event at the National Auditorium.

A  happy and relieved Albert Nicholas has been returned to the Cook Islands parliament with a much-increased majority.

Big turnout for by-election

Thursday May 18, 2017

A large turnout of voters kept electoral officials at the RAPPA polling station busy yesterday as they had their say on who should represent them in parliament.

While police did not have a busy weekend, it would have been even quieter if people had not been drinking.

Three roaming dogs attacked a tethered cow near the taro patches on the airport end of Tongatai Rd on Sunday evening.

That tree beside your house, the hedge that is so high you cannot see your neighbour, the leak in your roof. They affect lives every day.’

Three New Zealand swimmers took out the top spots in the Boiler Race at Avarua Harbour yesterday. First home was Rebecca Clarke (centre), second place who led the race from start to finish.
In second spot was Sophie Corbidge (left) and third place went to Sarah Mortimer (right). 17051133

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