Jonathan Milne

Jonathan Milne

The cow-dog of Turangi

Monday August 10, 2020

Not so long ago, Tina Maoate got a worried phone-call from the old mama across the road at Turangi.

Drink-drive crash chaos

Sunday August 09, 2020

Police were cleaning up the mess after two drink-drive crashes this weekend.

* New Zealand sending officials to Raro this week to plan air-bridge
* Prime Minister Puna upbeat about Cooks’ readiness for tourists
* But tourism industry ‘disheartened’ at the continued delays

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced her officials will be on the ground in Rarotonga within 10 days to make a plan to reopen the borders.

Yesterday was the 75th anniversary of the dropping of a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima – and the 35th anniversary of the signing of the ground-breaking Treaty of Rarotonga that started an international move away from nuclear weapons.

What was the marine mammal stranded on Pukapuka this week? Be a part of today's quiz to find out.


Football kicks off next week

Thursday August 06, 2020

With less than a week to go until football season starts in Rarotonga, teams have begun pre-season friendly matches.

Judges award big beachfront home to wife in acrimonious divorce. 

Rarotonga photographer Danilo Reyes was just going to sleep tonight, when he heard his landlord talking about the storm hitting the island.

Ethics and environment are priorities

Wednesday August 05, 2020

Government is set this month to announce the timeline for reopening seabed areas for prospecting licences.

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