Shaun Bamber

Shaun Bamber

This week’s market story comes from the Muri night markets, where we paid a visit to the ‘Adam’s Pizza’ stall, run by Sabrina and Adam Connelly.

The continuing partnership between the Chinese city of Zhuhai and a number of Cook Islands government ministries may result in more “high-end” tourists from China visiting our shores, says Culture Secretary Anthony Turua.

Parliament service for Tangi

Friday August 03, 2018

The body of Clerk of Parliament John Tangi, who died on Wednesday evening at Rarotonga Hospital, was brought to the Cook Islands Parliament yesterday afternoon for a memorial service attended by parliamentary staff, cabinet ministers and other government representatives.

Planning to ensure their Te Maeva Nui stock levels are sufficient to meet the increased demand started six months ago say representatives from both CITC and Prime Foods.

Culture minister George Maggie put in a public request to the Chinese government for “machinery and trucks”, including a four-wheel drive, at an official ceremony held at the National Auditorium yesterday.

The last time I saw The Koi Boys live (so to speak) I was in an audience of two and they only performed one song – a pitch-perfect rendition of doo-wop favourite “Sh-Boom”, the same song that catapulted them to stardom during the blind audition round of reality singing show The Voice Australia.

PM declares Te Maeva Nui open

Saturday July 28, 2018

Prime minister Henry Puna opened Te Maeva Nui 2018 yesterday, calling it a time to “reignite national pride by celebrating our oneness and our achievements”.

Aussie students help draft CI law

Wednesday July 25, 2018

A group of 10 law students from the University of Newcastle in Australia have spent the past three weeks performing legal internships in various government departments around Rarotonga.

Casa Del Sol owner Deon Rossouw has had enough.

While the Rarotonga International Airport’s automated carpark entry system has faced a few teething problems since first being installed last July, a fix is on the horizon.

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