A medicinal cannabis advocate is calling on the Cook Islands Government to honour their promise to speed up medicinal cannabis law, but the Secretary of Health says there is ‘no timeframe’ for legislation.
People lighting fires in high winds and extremely dry conditions are not paying attention to warnings from the fire services who are calling them to be mindful of the weather and to stay with their fires until it dies out.
Avana Harbour on the eastern side of Rarotonga has been in the spotlight this week as residents awoke on Monday to find a digger dredging in the narrow stretch of water. Al Williams investigates what this project is all about.
Tourism operators are likely to go into hibernation over the long summer period as they struggle with the relative lack of flights and visitors. Matthew Littlewood talks to those in the industry about the outlook.
In October, when Te Marae Ora (TMO) Pharmacy Staff surveyed 434 people on what they knew about antibiotics, they found that a lot of people thought that antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by bacteria, or viruses, or fungi, and nearly half the people surveyed thought antibiotics helped to treat the common cold.
In true Pacific style, flags of the Pacific islands including the Cook Islands, Niue, Fiji and Tonga billowed amongst the deep red of Samoa’s, united in their support for Toa Samoa, in yesterday’s parade.