The New York Times in the Cook Islands News

Monday 15 March 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Features, In Depth


The New York Times in the Cook Islands News
A registered nurse, prepares a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a community center in the Bronx on Feb. 4, 2021. (James Estrin/The New York Times)

As of late, our digital readers may have noticed some interesting content on

In addition to our all-encompassing and wide-reaching local reporting, Cook Islands News has secured a content-sharing agreement with The New York Times that helps bring the world digitally to the Cook Islands.

Designed to complement our existing work, this licensed content brings some of the most interesting and exciting stories that are making waves far from our shores.

Expect to see compelling stories such as:

•             The development and challenges of distributing the Covid-19 vaccine around the world

•             Ground-breaking research on our oceans and marine life

•             The latest on NASA’s Mars rover and fascinating images from the red planet

•             Plus stories on sustainable travel, photos, video, and more.

Access to the NYT has been arranged through a programme by Hawaii’s East-West Center and supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Information Access Fund, which is managed by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.


The project aims to further the US Department of State’s goals of supporting a free press, fostering transparency, and promoting the spread of accurate information in the Pacific Islands.