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23 January 2021

Articles by Ruta Tangiiau Mave

OPINION: ‘Women are like butterflies … they can fly through a hurricane’

Monday 18 January 2021 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

We’re in tough times, but we’re in the best of places. The irony is, now’s not the time to be ‘positive’, because you must test ‘negative’ to travel and survive, writes Ruta Mave.


OPINION: The power of words

Monday 11 January 2021 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

Individuals must take responsibility for the words they choose to use, because seditious words turn to violent actions. By Ruta Tangiiau Mave.


OPINION: Life doesn’t have to be perfect to be wonderful

Tuesday 5 January 2021 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

Looking forward to 2021, the Cook Islands could be so much more than we are, because we are smarter than we give ourselves or are given credit for, Ruta Tangiiau Mave writes.


OPINION: Trust in God but lock your car

Tuesday 29 December 2020 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

The suffering of innocent people is sometimes seen as a necessity so we can understand our own weaknesses and dependence on god, writes Ruta Mave.


OPINION: The magic of Christmas is everywhere

Monday 21 December 2020 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

If you look you will find there is Christmas magic in everything, writes Ruta Tangiiau Mave.


OPINION: Push for chlorine ‘smells dodgy’

Monday 14 December 2020 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

This motion of chlorination has been ‘dropped in our lap’ without warning and we’re told to accept it, writes Ruta Tangiau Mave.


‘Hidden corruption in our society’

Monday 7 December 2020 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Opinion

When we know it happens, we see it happen, and we don’t say anything, we are guilty too, and corruption wins.


OPINION: Personal health is the best defence against Covid-19

Monday 30 November 2020 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

Giving children lollies is not a treat, it’s like a drug that leads to a slippery slope of addiction and obesity. By Ruta Mave.


OPINION: Anger from fear and worry

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

People attack rather than embrace, and they end up with miscommunication and distrust, writes People attack rather than embrace, and they end up with miscommunication and distrust. By Ruta Tangiiau Mavé.