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Articles by Anneka Brown

Churches feed the 500

Thursday 10 October 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Local

Ministers and delegates attending the Cook Islands Christian Church General Assembly will converge in Atiu this week.


Cable company locked in talks with landowners

Wednesday 9 October 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Technology

The manufacture of the 3600km Avaroa Cable has been completed and engineers will begin laying it later this year – but authorities are still awaiting Rarotonga landowners’ agreement to bring it ashore at Rutaki.

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Avana Point: Last ditch land swap bid

Tuesday 8 October 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

Land-owners yesterday offered the lease of a new block of land, in a proposed swap for the Avana Point block whose proposed development has angered thousands of people.


Avana Point land on sale

Monday 7 October 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

Unproductive meetings with landowners of the Avana Point property have left the New Zealander lessee with no choice but to put the land on the market.

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'Protect land' to pass down by bloodline

Friday 4 October 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Local

Land protester says she has ‘nothing against adopted children’ – and there’s a good reason why.

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Eviction notice for Christian group

Thursday 3 October 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Local

Youth with a Mission (YWAM) Cook Islands has two months to vacate their premises after the court cancelled their remaining 35-years lease due to unpaid rent.

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Talks to save historic Avana Point

Tuesday 1 October 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

The family landowners of contested property at Avana Point are seeking to declare the historic area a national reserve.

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No dogs on Aitutaki – and now fewer cats

Monday 30 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Local

Working for free, veterinarians from the United States have desexed more than 234 cats in a bid to counter Aitutaki’s growing cat population.

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Esther Honey 'did not want to leave'

Monday 30 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Local

The Esther Honey Foundation no longer operates in the Cooks but is still seeking donations on Facebook.

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Dinner for Minister Tapaitau

Saturday 28 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Politics

Cabinet Minister Robert Tapaitau has admitted Infrastructure Secretary Diane Charlie-Puna was acting on his office’s instructions when she set up meetings that have sparked a full-blown public inquiry.


Fears of more strandings

Saturday 28 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

A second beaked whale was found on Muri’s reef yesterday, raising concern of the potential for many more strandings.

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Nandi gives up on futile court bid

Saturday 28 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Politics

Nandi Glassie has withdrawn his court bid to overturn the Atiu by-election result.

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This doesn't seem good for the environment'

Friday 27 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

Community and friendship between Australian and local girl guides has given way to a noble cause and unexpected adventure in the Cook Islands.

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Public Service boss confirms investigation

Friday 27 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Local

Public Service Commissioner Russell Thomas confirms he has asked Infrastructure Secretary Diane Charlie-Puna to stand aside from her role as she is investigated.

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Panthers bare teeth

Friday 27 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Rugby Union

Pressure is building ahead of the Senior A rugby grand final between the Tupapa Panthers and the Avatiu Eels tomorrow afternoon.


Hot water kills reef 'solar panels'

Thursday 26 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

Hidden algae may offer a last hope for coral that is being bleached to death by the warming waters of the climate crisis.

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Autopilot took boat onto reef

Thursday 26 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Local

Investigators are told there was nobody helming the MV Wairau when it grounded.

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'There were many tears of joy'

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

Whale researcher Nan Hauser has been helping stranded whales for 30 years, as part of her research.

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Dozens come to aid of beaked whale

Monday 23 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Environment

Locals and tourists sprang into action to help a three-metre-long beaked whale that washed into Muri lagoon yesterday.

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Politics to decide diver's future

Monday 23 September 2019 | Written by Anneka Brown | Published in Politics

The Cook Islands or NZ? The future of a well-known local and his family hangs in the balance of Auckland politics.

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