Jonathan Milne

Jonathan Milne

EDITORIAL: This week our son Joe was turning eight. We’d promised to cook him burgers on the barbecue we’d bought off Rarotonga Buy/Sell/Swap page – but surprise, surprise, when I tried to put it together that afternoon, the barbie’s gas inlet had a left-hand thread, and the gas hose had a right-hand thread.

Netball a family affair

Monday February 24, 2020

Netball is bucking the trend of declining sports participation, with record numbers training for the new season. 

Cooks cleared of tax haven stigma

Monday February 24, 2020

Government promises to thoroughly overhaul company taxes including looking at taxing overseas corporate who make their profits here. 

Pacific meteorologists are being criticised for “over-forecasting” the last two tropical cyclones, Vicky and Wasi.

We know what America wants. We think we know what China wants. But do Cook Islands know what we want for ourselves? 

‘Plague that’s hit our country’

Thursday February 20, 2020

Cutting the drink-drive limit to 250mcg is a stopgap measure, but the real solutions will come from our homes, families and communities. 

Tennis boys take it to the brink

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Maka Maui came back from injury and a tough singles games in blistering heat to help Cook Islands to a victory in the doubles. 

Stage set for big day in mixed touch

Wednesday February 19, 2020

The women’s touch teams showed early class to set the stage for an exciting Vodafone mixed touch competition today.

Pictures cast doubt on claim by a Libyan militia group to have sunk a Cook Islands-flagged cargo ship. 

EDITORIAL: So how close is the COVID-19 coronavirus? With the news of infected sufferers in the Pacific, in Hawai’i and the Philippines, it feels nearer than ever.

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