Banking on the community

Wednesday July 17, 2019

The town centre now has clean bright barbeque tables for people to use, courtesy of Bank South Pacific (BSP).

Back home with a vision to deliver

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Tanga Morris returned to the Cook Islands with a vision to give back to her homeland and to put to use what she has learnt from abroad.

Freedom from hunger and thirst

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Local photographer Melanie Cooper has sparked concern and outrage after this weekend posting pictures of a bull tangled with a tree stump, which she said was left without food and water for three days.

The difference could barely be more stark: from the tropical atolls of the Cook Islands, to the Great Lakes on the border of Canada and the US, that ice over in winter.

The two-masted Marconi rigged schooner Argo has stopped by in Rarotonga with 17 students from the US and a crew of seven.

Because Rarotonga is reliant on visiting volunteer vets, sometimes there is nobody on the island qualified to help sick and injured animal. That’s why Te Are Manu is appealing for public help.

Deaths and injuries: ‘It’s not a matter of if, but when.’

Infrastructure agency provided staff with extra safety equipment and danger money, but not specialist supervision.

Far, far from the excitement of the Pacific Games, another Cook Islands team has won unexpected glory.

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