Katrina Tanirau

Katrina Tanirau

Reaching for new heights

Saturday June 27, 2020

A teenager with strong Cook Islands roots is making his mark on the basketball court.

Delay on news reporter ruling

Saturday June 27, 2020

Speaker of the House Niki Rattle will determine next week whether a Cook Islands News article was incorrect and unfair and if the newspaper’s political editor will be barred from Parliament.

An Ariki of the 21st Century

Saturday June 27, 2020

Pa Tepaeru Upokotini Taiteariki Marie Ariki tells how her time as paramount chief of Vaka Takitumu has had its fair share of ups and downs. 

Delight in the cycle of life

Saturday June 27, 2020

The smile on Margaret Makakea’s face said it all when she was presented with her brand new red bicycle at the Creative Centre yesterday.

Fixing a ‘hidden tragedy’

Saturday June 27, 2020

Pa Ariki gifts land to make retirement home dreams come true. 

The continuing dry spell is causing Rarotonga to run short of water with three of the island’s water intakes running very low.

Thirty years ago, Pa Marie Tepaeru Tariki Upokotini Ariki took her place as the paramount chief of Vaka Takitumu – a title she inherited from her mother Pa Tepaeru Terito Ariki.

Due to record increased water usage on Rarotonga, To Tatou Vai has put out a message urging residents to conserve water.

Turning on the taps

Thursday June 25, 2020

Authorities acknowledge they need to be as transparent as the water they plan to pipe into people’s homes in Rarotonga.

Parliament’s Speaker is to decide this week whether a Cook Islands News article was incorrect and unfair and if the newspaper’s political journalist will be barred from Parliament.

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