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$22,500 raised to support Tonga

Monday 24 January 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

In aid of the Tonga relief effort, $22,500 was raised from the Cook Islands Red Cross Society radiothon on Friday afternoon from 12pm-6pm on Radio Cook Islands.

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Sheraton site stirs again

Monday 24 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

There appears to be new life at the Sheraton in Vaimaanga but uncertainty about what exactly is going on there.

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New police patrol boat launched

Saturday 22 January 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

Police Commissioner James Keenan has welcomed Thursday’s launch of Te Kukupa II in Australia, expressing gratitude to Australia for the significant work and assistance with completing the new Guardian Patrol Boat.

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‘It’s been a learning curve’

Saturday 22 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

The newly appointed director of Emergency Management Cook Islands (EMCI) John Strickland admits he’s been in the “hot seat” this week.

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Vendors facing confusion over health measures

Monday 17 January 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Confusion regarding the ‘recommended’ or ‘compulsory’ new regulations of the wearing of masks at the Punanga Nui Market on Saturday was widespread.

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Punanga Nui Market mama’s masked and ready

Saturday 15 January 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

It is mandatory for all the Punanga Nui Market (PNM) vendors to wear a face mask today, and the market mamas are all set to go and will be masked and ready to welcome customers at their various stalls.

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Cook Islander of the Year gives humble thanks

Saturday 8 January 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

The winner of the inaugural Cook Islands News’ Cook Islander of the Year has been crowned.

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Using the Maori language correctly

Wednesday 29 December 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Ngatoko Rongo has launched his first book Te Tātā'anga i te tangi o te reo o te Pā 'Enua tonga o te Kūki 'Airani to provide information on how to write phonic sounds in Maori.

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MOU strengthens partnership for disaster response

Thursday 23 December 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Government has strengthened its partnership with Cook Islands Red Cross Society to boost their preparation for the cyclone season which remains in force until April 2022.

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Record 1000 Christmas Boxes packed for families in need

Thursday 16 December 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Christmas spirit is well and truly alive in Rarotonga when 1000 Christmas Boxes – a record for the Cook Islands Christmas Box project – were packed in an hour and 30 minutes.

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101-year-old Emily Russell laid to rest

Tuesday 14 December 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

In an extraordinary life spanning over a century, Emily Patience Mii-Metua Russell has left behind a lasting impression on those who have crossed paths with her.

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Work on new hut for Te Are Pa Metua set to begin

Tuesday 23 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

The Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC) has announced some new developments at the Punanga Nui Market.

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Concerns raised over multiple car wash fundraisers

Tuesday 23 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

With Rarotonga facing water shortage despite occasional heavy downpours, To Tatou Vai is continuing to encourage the public to be mindful with their water use in the light of car wash fundraisers hosted around the island over the weekend.

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Travel insurance optional for travellers

Tuesday 23 November 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

Travel insurance will be optional for visitors entering the country from January 13, says Border Easement Taskforce, despite other countries enforcing it.

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High end tourism properties getting good enquiries: Scott

Monday 22 November 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

While tourist arrivals are expected to be slow in the early weeks, high end properties in the Cook Islands are receiving increased interest from Kiwi tourists as the date draws nearer for the border reopening.

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Paramount chief described as ‘extraordinary character’

Monday 22 November 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

Pukapuka Pakitonga Tetio Paulo Iti has been remembered as man who had “passion” for people.

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‘Tears of love, joy, sadness’

Saturday 20 November 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

Apii Te Uki Ou students spent eight days exploring Mitiaro on the school’s year 7 and 8 camp last week.

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Rarotonga fishers angling for $4500 of prizes in today’s fishing comp

Saturday 20 November 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

About 30 boats are set to feature in the annual CITC Woodstock Fishing Competition today.

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Celebrating dyslexic children and helping them succeed at school

Saturday 20 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, Local, National

The newly-formed society for Dyslexia held their first official meeting on Thursday at the Ministry of Education (MOE). Almost 20 people showed up to listen to Andre Hansen, MOE’s inclusive education advisor, and Jean Francis, a parent and key member of the new society speak on the goals of the association as well as awareness for the learning condition.

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Tree pruning in the Avarua township set to start today

Saturday 20 November 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

The Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC), in collaboration with the National Environment Service, the Cook Islands Police and Minister George Angene, and his office, will be overseeing tree pruning in the Avarua township.

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