Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

A MEMORIAL mass for the late Deacon Vincent Faga Peters will be held at St Joseph’s Cathedral on Thursday.

Commission members to be announced

Tuesday January 17, 2017

THE MINISTRY of Culture and Development will appoint board members for the Te Kopapa Reo, or Te Reo Māori Commission at the National Auditorium on Wednesday this week.

Landfill most viable rubbish option

Tuesday January 17, 2017

An INVESTIGATION into alternative methods of rubbish disposal has concluded that a landfill remains the most viable option for waste disposal in Rarotonga.

PASSENGER liners continue to play their role in the tourism industry with 7930 travellers arriving on  Rarotonga and Aitutaki through cruise ships that called into the Cook Islands last year.

November sentencing for driver

Friday January 13, 2017

A WOMAN charged with careless driving causing injury pleaded guilty at the Cook Islands High Court on Thursday.

Circus artist Elizabeth Jackson is visiting Rarotonga, teaching children circus tricks at the Le Rendez-Vous Restaurant in Avarua.

Alcohol major factor in weekend crime

Thursday January 12, 2017

ALCOHOL was a major contributing factor to the number of complaints and incidents the Cook Islands Police Service dealt with last weekend.

Traditional arts provide for children

Thursday January 12, 2017

Keeping alive the traditional Cook Islands art of making tivaevae and pareu, 46-year-old Matakeu Katuke recalls the days when she treasured the skill handed down to her by her elders.

SIXTEEN cruise ships are expected to visit the Cook Islands this year with a total of 29 stopovers in the Cook Islands.

WHILE there are large numbers of mosquitoes about at present, there are no fears that the Cook Islands is in for problems with serious mosquito diseases.

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