Katrina Tanirau

Katrina Tanirau

Big haka challenge

Thursday July 02, 2020

In an effort to promote and celebrate Cook Islands culture, the organisers of this year’s quick rip rugby tournament are asking teams to put forward their best haka.

Parliament’s Speaker Niki Rattle has ruled against banning Cook Islands News’ political editor Rashneel Kumar from reporting on Parliament.

‘Report it to police’

Wednesday July 01, 2020

CM Contractors took the savings of Emerar Crummer, 93, and her daughter but never finished building their home. Now, boss Sam Capper is facing drugs charges in New Zealand – and his parents have disowned him.

Parliament’s Speaker Niki Rattle will announce today whether she will bar the Cook Islands News political editor from Parliament.

Cook Islanders from around New Zealand gathered in Auckland to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pa Tapaeru Tariki Upokotini Ariki’s coronation.

Calls to support growers with controls on imported fruit and veges, as Cook Islands Tourism funding is cut. 

Reaching for new heights

Saturday June 27, 2020

A teenager with strong Cook Islands roots is making his mark on the basketball court.

Delay on news reporter ruling

Saturday June 27, 2020

Speaker of the House Niki Rattle will determine next week whether a Cook Islands News article was incorrect and unfair and if the newspaper’s political editor will be barred from Parliament.

An Ariki of the 21st Century

Saturday June 27, 2020

Pa Tepaeru Upokotini Taiteariki Marie Ariki tells how her time as paramount chief of Vaka Takitumu has had its fair share of ups and downs. 

Delight in the cycle of life

Saturday June 27, 2020

The smile on Margaret Makakea’s face said it all when she was presented with her brand new red bicycle at the Creative Centre yesterday.

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