Cook Islands’ commitment to reclaim the landscape from invasive species was highlighted by the American multinational news-based pay television channel, CNN, in its Call To Earth Day segment yesterday.
One of Aitutaki’s renowned establishments locally known as the “Rainforest” or “Gentlemen’s Club” got into the spirit of the island’s Bi-centennial celebrations by contributing six bags of tarutarua root crops to the island of Palmerston.
A week after the conclusion of the Aitutaki Bi-centennial Arrival of Christianity celebrations, participants from Rarotonga are still raving about it as they look forward to more 200-year celebrations in 2023.
Valery Wichman, a barrister and solicitor working as the director of Cook Islands Central Policy and Planning, is among 40 Pacific role models who have been selected by the University of Auckland for its 40 Under 40 list for 2021.
Cook Islands residents wanting to return home for Christmas on the two repatriation flights planned for November 17 and December 3 from Auckland will have to pay for their Managed Isolation/Quarantine (MIQ) in Rarotonga.