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Fishermen land monster yellow fin tunas in competition

Tuesday 23 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

Peia Patai won the 2021 Gordon Murray Memorial Fishing Tournament with a 64.9 kilogram yellowfin tuna, taking home $1000 cash and a trophy sponsored by the Murray family, on Saturday night.

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The smiling faces of Apii Rutaki

Tuesday 23 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

Despite the relentless rainfall, it was all smiles at Apii Rutaki Grade One classroom as students enjoyed their indoor lessons Monday with Mrs Tuikairoro William.

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Passengers given green light to travel to Rarotonga

Monday 22 February 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Local, National

Government has decided to resume incoming passenger travel from Auckland to Rarotonga despite a new Covid-19 community case in New Zealand Sunday.

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Help save a life

Saturday 20 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Ngatangiia netball members and Matavera puna representatives participated in the Red Cross First Aid course held earlier this week.

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Encouraging people to save animal lives

Saturday 20 February 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Local, National

In a bid to promote animal welfare, Te Are Manu (TAM) Vet Clinic will take its work out to the public next week.

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Facebook blocks local news in Australia

Friday 19 February 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Local, National

Facebook has blocked the sharing of news content in Australia after its government drafted a law that would force tech giants to pay for content. Now thousands of Australia-based Cook Islanders can no longer see Cook Islands News content on their timelines.

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Second Chance for prison inmates

Thursday 18 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

For many years, lawyers, police and the courts have called for support for repeat offenders. A local NGO has stepped up to help fill that role.

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Renewing faith, hope and love

Thursday 18 February 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Local, National

Catholics around the country gathered at their various parishes to mark Ash Wednesday this week.

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No passengers on Friday’s flight

Thursday 18 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

Passengers intending to travel to the Cook Islands will have to wait a little longer after Government decided to extend border closure in light of recent community cases in Auckland.

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Tourism director Vaiimene steps down

Wednesday 17 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation has farewelled Metua Vaiimene, who finished from his role as the director of destination development after more than a decade.

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‘Certainty of travel cannot be guaranteed’ says PM after flight cancelled

Tuesday 16 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

Prime Minister Mark Brown says those who choose to travel must accept the risks and potential extra costs.

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Cancelled travel plans turn from disappointment to delight

Tuesday 16 February 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Local, National

While there will be no passengers on today's flight from Auckland, one affected family stuck in NZ decided to make the most of the situation.

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Hunter wants to improve public service delivery and professionalism

Monday 15 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

Experienced senior public servant Carl Hunter will join the Office of the Public Service Commission as its new head this week, and seeks to overcome challenges to improve government service delivery.

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‘Giving is not a burden to us ... it comes naturally’

Monday 15 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

The vainetini executives will congregate and display a tivaivai exhibition in September in lead up to the ceremonies to celebrate the 200 years of the arrival of Christianity here.

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Little Julia makes big triathlon debut

Monday 15 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

Five-year-old Julia Chan was the youngest competitor at the third annual Paradise Supplies Kids Triathlon on Saturday, which saw a large turnout for the popular event.

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A hive of activity

Saturday 13 February 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Local, National

The Avatiu wharf was a buzz yesterday with cargo vessel Olomana anchoring ready to offload cargo for Rarotonga. Also spotted was the barge MV Taunga Nui that returned on Wednesday evening after delivering cargo and machinery to the northern group as well as taking a government delegation. Road workers were also busy fixing the Avatiu […]

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Hunter appointed Public Service Commissioner

Friday 12 February 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Local, National

The newly-appointed Public Service Commissioner will start his new role February 15.

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Government to amend licence process for seniors

Friday 12 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Prime Minister Mark Brown says the drivers licencing regulation for 60 years and over is providing ‘unnecessary burden on people’.

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Elderly care centre Are Pa Metua gets beachfront home

Friday 12 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Smiles and relief were evident from the Are Pa Metua members at Prime Minister Mark Brown’s announcement that a new location for the Centre had been confirmed.

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Centenarian Mama Mare laid to rest

Thursday 11 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Mama Matake Paruru also known as Mama Mare, has passed away at the age of 100.

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