Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Growing up in the village of Tauhunu on the island of Manihiki, Junior Napara learned to love music.

Bright, airy and spacious, the new Matavera community clinic is now located at the Tuarai centre, next door to Apii Takitumu.

Vaka returns from Mangaia

Tuesday September 01, 2020

As the sun shone and the sea glistened, Vaka Marumaru Atua arrived back at Avarua harbour yesterday afternoon from Mangaia.

Barrister Antonina Browne hopes to help set up a legal aid system to assist Cook Islands people with land and security problems.

Mangaia came to a standstill yesterday to witness the crowning of its new king.

Hundreds of Cook Islanders have descended on the country’s southernmost island, Mangaia, for the investiture of Tereapii Tangi in the title of Numangatini Ariki.

A decade of success

Thursday August 27, 2020

Two hundred and fifty members and families of the Cook Islands Turtles Rugby League Masters attended the group’s 10 year anniversary dinner night at the Islander Hotel on Sunday.

Work on bridges to fight floods

Thursday August 27, 2020

Work on flood-prone bridges in Avatiu and Turangi is nearing completion, and engineers are getting ready to move on to bridges and culverts at Avana, Pacific Resort, the Muri Outlet store and Aroko.

Marumaru Atua sets sail for Mangaia

Wednesday August 26, 2020

With 16 crew members on board, vaka Marumaru Atua sailed off from Avarua harbour for Mangaia yesterday. 

Records fall at college meet

Tuesday August 25, 2020

Young athletes shine at annual school’s athletics competition. 

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