Richard Moore

Richard Moore

Haunting tune special tribute

Wednesday April 26, 2017

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

A senior search and rescue officer from New Zealand’s Rescue Coordination Centre was impressed at the level of cooperation among emergency authorities on Rarotonga.

The immensity of the Cook Islands’ territorial waters - within the even more massive Pacific Ocean, means Search and Rescue operations can be fraught with difficulty.

More than 90 young lads of the Cook Islands Boys’ Brigade have been on a national camp this week and, for some, it would have come as a horrible shock.

The government is going to be “turfed out at the next election because people are simply fed up with all the talk, the travel, and the poor performance at every department level”.

With Anzac Day just next week, volunteers are being sought to help the stalwarts of the Nikao Cemetery Restoration Project finish cleaning up the area surrounding the graves of World War One soldiers.

Rescued teens count blessings

Friday April 21, 2017

Two teenage visitors from New Zealand are counting their blessings after one of them was sucked out of the lagoon in rough seas on Easter Sunday.

Over the next two months an American vessel is to collect data and map the deep ocean to help the Cook Islands explore areas within the Marae Moana Marine Park.

When springtime rolls around, many in the United States look forward to seeing the snow melt, flowers popping up and trees blooming. 

PM unhappy over fee delay

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna is not pleased about the length of time it is taking to change motorscooter licensing fees back to $20.

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