After 10 years of planning the Ministry of Agriculture has finally opened its very own first pathology laboratory, an essential biosecurity service to allow the Cooks to export produce to New Zealand and further afield.

Concerns have been raised about the impacts of a new submarine internet cable on fishing and the marine environment.

A fault at Bluesky Cook Islands’ Aroa station caused the total blackout of internet, mobile and other telecommunication services through to early yesterday.

Under the sea, over the sea

Saturday July 13, 2019

If the Cook Islands goes forward with seabed exploration Rima Browne would be on the front line.

Avaroa Cable Ltd has announced the signing of a $1.2m supply contract with Australia’s Data Exchange Network to provide the Cook Islands with two state-of-the-art cable landing stations for the Manatua Cable.

Bluesky not fazed by govt plans

Tuesday August 06, 2019

The major shareholder of Bluesky Cook Islands believes the company will maintain its dominance despite government’s plan to end the monopoly on the market.

The local telecommunications company is promising better internet service for its customers after adding more capacity to its system.

Local shop wins regional award

Thursday August 08, 2019

For the third time, local store CIPS Electronics Jay Cars, has claimed the Pacific Islands reseller awards. The win was unexpected.

Growing up in Matavera, we used to think of our community as Rarotonga’s smallest village – but we had the island’s biggest landmark.

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