Secretary for Agriculture Temarama Anguna-Kamana says the Pacific Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN) meeting continues to highlight the importance of each Pacific Island taking responsibility for preserving and conserving its own resources.
The Cook Islands Under 16 junior girls oe vaka world champions are proud and excited to finally be presented with their bronze medals, after their epic race at the 2023 International Va’a Federation (IVF) World Paddling Distance Championships (10 - 19th August) in Apia, Samoa.
If it’s costing only $NZ 150,000 for Pacific Island Forum leaders meeting in Rarotonga in November, then, that’s cheap. Any leaders meeting anywhere tends to hit the million mark these days because they are such bourgeois affairs. Rajend Naidu
Banjo Patterson, the man who wrote the words printed on the Australian $10 note, described his office job as “the round eternal”. It never ended, it never really started, and it was very difficult to see any progress, writes Dr Michael Baer.
The New Zealand Volunteer Service Abroad Te Tūao Tāwāhi (VSA) has been operating in the Cook Islands for 60 years, providing support in education, health and well-being, and the environment. Cook Islands News senior journalist Melina Etches, who attended the organisation’s 60th anniversary last week, writes about its objectives and achievements.
A terminally-ill Australian grandfather, whose dying wish was to holiday in Rarotonga with his family, was faced with spending his final trip in “crippling, excruciating pain” – until the Cooks community stepped in.
Athletics Cook Islands has nine athletes participating at the 2023 Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands in November. This week, Cook Islands News features Rupeni Mataitoga who is currently training in Rarotonga and has been inspired by middle distance champion Beddoes to trial for the Pacific Games.
Prime Minister Mark Brown has given a clear message on his support for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report on Japan’s proposed plans to release ‘treated’ nuclear wastewater into the Pacific.
Vanuatu's opposition has filed a motion to call an extra-ordinary session of parliament Monday next week to debate a motion of no confidence against new Prime Minister Sato Kilman, who was elected for the top job.