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At the recent Ui Ariki conference, with re-elected Kaumaiti Nui president Tou Ariki said the longstanding vacant Ariki titles were to be discussed.
Te Ipukarea Society president Teina McKenzie has proposed Pacific Islands leaders to support a 10-year moratorium on Seabed Mineral Mining (“Call to secure health of shared ocean”, August 13), asking them to prioritise communities’ health and recognise values beyond economic gain.
Anneka Brown (“Are you being squeezed”, Sept 7) highlights government’s clear failure to comprehensively support our planters and farmers, who have worked very hard to contribute to our country’s food security.
On behalf of the Rainbow community (LGBTQI) and with a soft note, we would like to say to Ngarima George – if he is not a sinner himself, he should be throwing the stones on us the parents of these lovely children.
The latest $1 billion drug bust aboard a Cook Islands-flagged yacht is one of many strange stories of Cook Islands flags in the papers.