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Pursuing pizza perfection

Saturday 30 January 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Features, Go Local

It’s been a long road for Adam’s Pizza to get their business to where it is today. Along the way, owners and married couple Adam and Sabrina Connelly have caught some lucky breaks, but the backbone of their business is a steely determination to do things right.

Features


‘When Chantal is quiet, she’s learning’

Saturday 23 January 2021 | Written by Katrina Lintonbon | Published in Entertainment, Features, Go Local

The permanent smile on her face shows that Chantal Napa is a go-getter. In partnership with American Haydn Adams, she turned a bad situation initiated by Covid-19, into a golden opportunity.

Entertainment


Inclusion for all members of our society

Tuesday 5 January 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Features, Go Local

Parents and families of children/adults with disabilities or genetic conditions have battled for some time for their loved ones to be included and accepted in society.

Features


The rich history of Mitiaro’s infamous water caves

Sunday 13 December 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Features, Go Local

Mitiaro tour guide Julian Aupuni Junior treasures the island’s legendary history that has been passed down from generation to generation.

Features


‘Tourism desperate but it must learn from this crisis’

Tuesday 1 December 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Features, Go Local

News of successful Covid-19 vaccine trials have raised hopes in the Pacific that the hard-hit tourism industry will begin to re-open in 2021, yet questions remain as to how it should be revived in general.

Features


For one Mitiaro couple, Home is where the heart is

Wednesday 18 November 2020 | Written by Katrina Lintonbon | Published in Features, Go Local

Since she was a little girl Mitiaro/Nukuroa has always been where Cindyanna Abraham’s heart is. And when you’re a guest at her and her husband Junior’s Divine Retreat, her hope is that you feel like you’re at home too.

Features


Mei po kerekere mai – Maire, the heart of Mauke

Saturday 14 November 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Features, Go Local

When maire ei orders come from Rarotonga, three Mauke sisters get down to work, and trekking into the makatea with sharp jagged rocks is part of their labour. Senior journalist Melina Etches had the firsthand experience of maire ei making during her recent visit to the southern group island.

Features


The Mooring Fish Cafe; hooks 10 years

Wednesday 7 October 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Food, Go Local, Weekend

What started out as a dream has become a 10-year milestone for Mooring Fish Café owners Steven and Jill Kavana.

Food


Eco-resort profits to support arts, health and education

Tuesday 7 July 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Features, Go Local, Weekend

GOING LOCAL: Royale Takitumu is to reopen with a new focus on philanthropy and the environment, as Cook Islands reinvents its tourism.

Features


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