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Clubs to honour legend Maradona ahead of Men's premier action

Saturday 28 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

In honour of the late Diego Armando Maradona and in solidarity with his family and everyone who loved him so much, the flags at Cook Islands Football Association headquarters are being flown at half-mast.


LETTERS: Delaying debate on same-sex rights

Friday 27 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

"The government’s deferral of accepting same sex relationships will make them the laughing stock, so to speak, of the world."


OPINION: The case against PACER Plus - the regional free trade agreement

Friday 27 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Editorials, Opinion

PACER Plus, the regional free trade agreement, will come into force next month. In this first of a three-article series, Adam Wolfenden of Trade Justice Campaigner for the Pacific Network on Globalisation writes about the case against this trade deal.


Born again into the kingdom

Friday 27 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Church Talk, Features

There is no question that Jesus believed that all who were given to Him by the Father would come to Christ. By Reverend Vakaroto Ngaro.


Cook Islands prepares for PACER Plus regional trade agreement

Friday 27 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Economy, National

The Government has recently conducted a series of consultations in the Pa Enua to educate people living there on the regional trade agreement deal.


Cook Islands Football pays tribute to Diego Maradona

Friday 27 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

A short man with a huge sense of humour – that’s how local football association president Lee Harmon described football legend Diego Maradona, who passed away this week.


Oe Vaka Nationals start today

Thursday 26 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

There will be fierce competition on the water between the clubs of Ngakau Toa, Te Tupu O Te Manava and Live Free oe vaka paddling teams for the island’s Nationals competition that starts Thursday.


LETTER: What are the effects of water treatment on Rarotonga's streams?

Thursday 26 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

"Freshwater streams are not used as drain for water treatment residuals in New Zealand - or in Australia. There is no scientific research on the long-term effects of PACl waste on stream life."


Cooks High Commissioner speaks on regionalism

Thursday 26 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Politics

Cook Islands High Commissioner to New Zealand, Elizabeth Wright-Koteka presented insights into the Cook Islands' perspective on Regionalism and International Security at the Pacific Security Dynamics Course yesterday, hosted by Massey University.


LETTER: Landowner concerns with water treatment

Thursday 26 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

"The landowners who do not oppose government were invited. As an intake landowner, and Takau Rangatira, I was not notified. I was not invited to witness chemicals being added."


A man of faith and service

Thursday 26 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

To mark his nomination for the Tane Toa Kuki Airani December-February 2021, Papa Tangimetua Kapi will be at the Islander Hotel on Thursday to celebrate with friends and family.


Building resilience against climate change

Wednesday 25 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Environment, National

Climate Change Cook Islands says the people of Pukapuka are at the forefront of climate change.


Badminton impressed with young talent

Tuesday 24 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Badminton, Sports

Cook Islands Badminton hosted the fourth Annual Primary School Tournament at the National Sports Arena on Thursday last week.


Recognising excellence within the tourism industry

Tuesday 24 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Editorials, Opinion

In a year marred by Covid-19, the biennial tourism awards next month will be something for the industry members to celebrate for.


Titikaveka triumphant in Premier men's action

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

Titikaveka FC defeated Avatiu FC 4-3 in a tough premier men’s clash on Saturday at CIFA Complex in Matavera.


LETTER: Treatment of Rarotonga’s water supply

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

"Ozone is far more powerful than chlorine and there is no residual foul taste, and while I am certain the authorities would have considered it, it would have been ruled out for no other reason that it would require the electrification of all ten intakes and the impact of that cost on what was already an embarrassment would have been untenable."


Committing to the Cook Islands Promise

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Health, National

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation are encouraging people join them in making “your Cook Islands Promise”.


Minnows eye knockouts as football enters final round

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

The final round of the Round Cup football competition is expected to be a thriller, with a number of key matches lined up for the coming week.


LETTER: Treating drinking water using ozone

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

"We have the unique opportunity of not only getting into the 20th century but also the 21st century by using ozone to treat our water"


Lawyer following in her mother’s footsteps

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

The call to law was inevitable for Norah Browne, watching her highly driven mother become one of the most successful female lawyers in the country.


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