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Life in managed isolation

Thursday 21 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

A million-dollar view, a luxury room, varied and nutritious meals, and dancing whales providing some ‘rare’ entertainment is making up for the loneliness of those completing their managed isolation quarantine (MIQ) at the Edgewater Resort in Arorangi.

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Artists Gathering set to become annual event

Thursday 21 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

The Gallery Tavioni has announced that their popular Toki Indigenous Artists Gathering will now be an annual event.

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Traditional voyage for Aitutaki’s 200-year celebrations

Thursday 21 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

GPS and modern navigation will be switched off for the overnight trip to Aitutaki on Vaka Marumaru Atua. Instead, the crew will be using traditional wayfinding techniques guided by stars, wind, swell, and the sun.

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Lyp sync battle set to begin

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

Rarotonga Sailing Club is encouraging people to get their dancing shoes on and favourite songs memorised as they prepare for the return of their ever popular lip syncing competition.

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Ports Authority attends Aitutaki Careers Expo

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National, Outer Islands

More than 200 students on Aitutaki attended the Careers Expo at Araura College that was held last month.

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Nga Pu Toru and Mangaia contribute to Aitutaki’s Bi-Centennial

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National

More pellets of frozen and dry goods will make its way to Aitutaki this week thanks to the shipping freight provided by Matson Shipping Limited.

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Bringing the taste of Germany to Raro

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

Rarotonga will get a taste of Germany with the return of the annual Oktoberfest this coming weekend.

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Dressed to impress! Mamas turn up in style at annual fishing comp

Tuesday 19 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

On Saturday morning, 93 reef fishing enthusiasts dressed in bright and bold garments, took to the sea near the Cook Islands Game Fishing Club in Tupapa for the 2021 Mama’s Reef Fishing Tournament.

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Business and professional women use rehab theme to highlight vulnerability

Tuesday 19 October 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

An organisation which works to support women and children who experience family violence is $5000 better off thanks to the fundraising efforts of a group of female professionals.

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Renowned artist lays bare his secrets as poetry meets music

Monday 18 October 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

Mike Tavioni needs little introduction as a well-known master carver, but he has now expanded his artistic talents to incorporate recorded original works.

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Be Fruitful ice creams now in supermarket chillers

Monday 18 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

Fans of the real fruit ice creams served from the colourful Be Fruitful mobile caravan now have many more places to buy one following new retail partnerships.

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Striving for gender equality

Monday 18 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

The Cook Islands Ports Authority has a male/female gender employee composition of men 57 per cent and women 43 per cent, with the aim to achieve equal or exceed female representation in the ports business.

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Aspiring chefs cook up a storm

Saturday 16 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

Fourteen little chefs from the ages of six to 11 took part in the ‘Potiki Makona Kai’ Kids Cooking Competition yesterday as a part of World Food Day at Te Taua Terevete (formerly Constitution Park).

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Celebrating all things food

Saturday 16 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

A great hoard of people flocked to the Terevete Park yesterday to celebrate World Food Day, a global event celebrated yearly where food lovers as well as growers, chefs, and many more can come together to share and enjoy good food together.

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Suspended DPM retains top pay

Saturday 16 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

Penrhyn MP Robert Tapaitau is still on his Deputy Prime Minister’s salary including benefits, despite being suspended from leadership duties.

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Cook Islander dedicated to better Pacific health outcomes

Friday 15 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Health, Local, National

The University of Otago’s newest Associate Dean (Pacific) who is of Cook Islands descent is dedicated to achieving better health outcomes for Pasifika.

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Welcome home, see you in two weeks

Friday 15 October 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

There were sighs of relief as family and friends gathered at Rarotonga International Airport to catch a glimpse of loved ones who landed on the repatriation flight yesterday afternoon.

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Girl Guides celebrate 93 years anniversary

Friday 15 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

The Girl Guides Association Cook Islands are today celebrating their 93 years of “guiding” in the Cook Islands.

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Stricter protocols for returnees

Friday 15 October 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

More than 200 Cook Islands residents who were stranded in Auckland have touched down on Rarotonga.

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No decision yet on 'no jab, no fly' policy: Air Raro

Thursday 14 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

A decision is yet to be made by Air Rarotonga if they will follow in Air New Zealand’s ‘no jab, no fly’ policy.

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