While Prime Minister Mark Brown’s government says the Cook Islands will be “open for business” by May 1, the Chamber of Commerce says the long awaited and required contact tracing app will be ready for download well before then.
Two upcoming female players, who picked up the oval ball after successful netball stints, have been recognised for their skills after being offered contracts to join a North Otago-based rugby union team.
Living off the grid with limited power and internet might seem a little farfetched to some. But visiting June and Andrew Hosking's self-sustaining homestead in Mauke really does get you thinking twice about off the grid possibilities of day-to-day living. By Te Ipukarea Society.
The investiture of the second Tamatoa Ariki was held last week, just over a month after Taraota Tom was invested with the title on the island of Aitutaki. House of Ariki, the parliamentary body composed of Cook Islands high chiefs, refused to attend both investitures because of the "ongoing dispute over the title". But the sub chiefs backing the newly-crowned Tamatoa Ariki Teao Tangaroa say they will decide the legitimate holder.