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Articles by Richard Moore

Cooper adjusts career focus

Saturday 18 May 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Weekend

Rarotonga’s sought-after wedding photographer Melanie Cooper is ready to lift the veil, so to speak, and spread her wings within new and exciting projects.

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Calls for assistance rise for ADB

Wednesday 8 May 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Economy

Demand for assistance across the Pacific and Asia continues to grow in the past year with the Asian Development Bank’s annual report showing new commitments of $21.6 billion in loans, grants, and investments from the bank’s own resources.


$5b to save our oceans

Friday 3 May 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Economy

In a bid to rescue the ailing oceans of the world – particularly our Pacific waters – the Asian Development Bank has launched a $5 billion action plan to save the blue continent.

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ADB predicts economic slowdown

Thursday 2 May 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Economy

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecast a fairly major slowdown for the Cook Islands economy in next year or so.


Annual meeting on for ADB

Tuesday 30 April 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Economy

About 3000 high-powered participants are descending upon Denerau in Fiji to attend the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) this week.


Public vent at MP pay push

Friday 26 April 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Politics

Cook Islanders are having their say on a proposed pay increase for Members of Parliament and it will not be pretty reading for politicians.

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Fishing club's AGM and some very big tuna

Friday 5 April 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Local

The Cook Islands Game Fishing Club (CIGFC) held its annual general meeting (AGM) last Saturday with one of the biggest numbers of about 80 members in attendance.

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Readers regard coconut gem yarn a 'pearler'

Tuesday 2 April 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Local

Judging by the reactions to our story on the Coconut Pearl in yesterday’s edition of the CI News people were both surprised and amused by the tale of the Manihiki fisherman who found the black gem in his coconut.


Big turnout at Marsters' art opening

Tuesday 2 April 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Local

Sylvia Marsters’ new art exhibition Tiare Taina opened on Thursday night to high praise from the many people who turned out to be at the occasion.

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Ripples of love and friendship from Belgium

Saturday 30 March 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Local

The ripples of war and death have softened in the 100 years since the end of World War I and have transformed into rings of love and friendship between the people of Belgium and Cook Islands.

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Puna at prayer vigil in NZ

Thursday 28 March 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Politics

Prime Minister Henry Puna has jetted off to New Zealand to attend a National Remembrance Service today, to honour the Christchurch victims of the tragic massacre.

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NZ moves to arrest Nicholas

Tuesday 26 March 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in National

A New Zealand arrest warrant has been issued by the Manukau District Court in Auckland for government Member of Parliament Albert Nicholas.

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Motel burglar steals $9000 in photo gear

Tuesday 5 March 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Crime

A furious foreign worker is warning tourists to be very careful about leaving valuables in their rooms on Rarotonga.

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Resort gets behind the climb

Friday 8 February 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Local

The new owners of Magic Reef Beach Bungalows in Arorangi have got behind their local Puaikura Volunteer Fire Brigade by sponsoring their Sky Tower Stair Climb challenge.


Google street view coming to Raro

Wednesday 6 February 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Technology

The Cook Islands is an island country in the middle of the southern Pacific Ocean and is one of the region’s fastest growing economies.


Dengue virus courtesy of a nasty little biter

Wednesday 6 February 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Health

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus.


Demo MPs sign up for loyalty

Saturday 2 February 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Politics

Almost every Democratic Party Member of Parliament has signed a formal document pledging loyalty to both the party and the Opposition Leader Tina Browne.

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Believe it or not

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Entertainment

While many people have flown in from overseas for the UB40 concert, none can have the story Jean Ben from Belmore in Sydney has.

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Australians to deport Cookie crim

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Crime

A Cook Islands-born criminal is expected to be deported from Australia to New Zealand soon.


Japan's $132,000 gift to Cooks Grant to buy Raro's first aerial-ladder firetruck

Saturday 26 January 2019 | Written by Richard Moore | Published in Local

Saving lives in fires is to get a little easier for the Volunteer Teimurimotia brigade with Rarotonga’s first aerial-ladder truck set to be introduced to its vehicle line-up.

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