There was a time when Cook Islanders lived and worked in closer harmony with the seasons and enjoyed significantly more leisure time. Summer holidays lasted several months during which young people dedicated themselves to pleasure. By Rod Dixon.
In a world that continually evolves, where parenting styles and social patterns vary, two elderly men share their insights and advice for parents, especially for fathers, in observance of Father’s Day this coming Sunday.
Father's Day is a special occasion which celebrates the invaluable role of fathers in our lives - a time to honour and appreciate the hardworking dads who go above and beyond to provide for their families and care for their children.
Focusing on educating and changing mindsets as a solution to climate change is about reconnecting people to their environment and their resources through agriculture, says Dr Teina Rongo, marine biologist and environment warrior.
The first and greatest of all commandments Jesus in Mark’s Gospel Chapter 12: 29 – 31 reminds a young Pharisee lawyer, “Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is One Lord: 30, And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength, writes Bishop Tutai Pere.
Cook Islands very own marine biologist and environment warrior Dr Teina Rongo marked another milestone achievement on Monday night as he received the Global Moana Climate and Environmental Impact Award at the 2023 Stars of Oceania Award.
Christina Akanoa, the Assistant Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University-Hawaii (BYU-H), is making significant strides in understanding the contributions of Cook Islands women in sustainable growth and political involvement.
Mareta Angene Taana was a troubled young woman who has found solace in God, and is transforming her life and relationships. Unleashing the beast of darkness, she is now embracing the radiance of love and light, living with renewed hope.
The Gospel that I preached on last Sunday was taken from Matthew 14:22-23: “And early in the morning he came walking toward them on the sea. But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, saying, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid,” writes Bishop Paul Donoghue of the Catholic Church.