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Local group to mark Mental Health Day

Saturday 9 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Health, Local, National

The local mental health organisation will tomorrow mark the World Mental Health Day, date that is recognised each year on October 10, to raise awareness of mental health issues globally and to mobilise efforts in support of mental health.

Health


Partnering with traditional network to educate and raise awareness on Marae Moana

Saturday 9 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Education, Local, National

The Marae Moana Public Outreach team were able to meet with the House of Ariki earlier this month to promote and raise awareness and education on Marae Moana. The visit was successful in highlighting the aims of Marae Moana and solidifying the partnership between the traditional network of the House of Ariki and Marae Moana’s different outreach initiatives.

Education


Cooks defend offshore services industry

Saturday 9 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

Local authorities say there is an ongoing effort and commitment for the government to fight financial crime, tax evasion, money laundering and financing terrorism after Cook Islands was named in the Pandora Papers – the leaked cache of 11.9 million financial records.

Local


Former Northland College students reconnect

Saturday 9 October 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

Former Cook Islands students of Northland College in Aotearoa New Zealand are reaching out to others in a combined effort to share notes as they prepare a memoir of their high school years.

Local


Autism holds another successful workshop in Aitutaki

Friday 8 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National, Outer Islands

Autism Cook Islands had another successful initiative completed on the island of Aitutaki where they were once again able to take their vision of raising awareness and improving the quality of life for those with autism in the country.

Local


Singing their hearts out

Friday 8 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Tough competition in the Karaoke Idol singing competition has resulted in two ‘wild card’ entrants selected by the judges to advance to the finals.

Local


‘Run for the Hub’

Friday 8 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

The Compassion Project Rarotonga (CPR) has come up with an energetic effort to raise funds for a hub that will serve as the centre of the local non-governmental organisation (NGO).

Local


Happy to be home

Friday 8 October 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

It has cost Cook Islands taxpayers $94,000 to fly 87 people from Christchurch to Rarotonga on the first of two repatriation flights.

Local


Mobile desexing clinic completes Ngatangiia Puna

Thursday 7 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

Te Are Manu Vet Clinic took their mobile desexing clinic to their fourth stop, the Ngatangiia Puna yesterday, where they were able to desex 12 dogs before midday. Only two vets are now carrying out the desexing procedures, as border closures have stopped overseas volunteer vets to fly over for additional help.

Local


Empire bridge construction ‘on pause’

Thursday 7 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

Work on the Empire Bridge is on pause while Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) waits for the Cook Islands National Environment Service to approve the rest of the project, which could happen in a month and a half.

Local


Concerns over ‘irresponsible behaviour’ on Rarotonga roads

Thursday 7 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

More incidents of irresponsible behaviour on Rarotonga roads have prompted another reminder to motorists of responsible driving.

Local


Murienua holds ‘Food and Garage Sale’

Thursday 7 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

The opening day of the ‘Food and Garage Sale’ yesterday organised by the Murienua community proved a major hit with more produce and delicacies expected today and tomorrow.

Local


Autism Cook Islands gears up for busy term 4

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

Autism Cook Islands spent last week wrapping up what had been a busy term 3 filled with activities. The organisation is already looking forward to what they will cover next term.

Local


Playground to open on Saturday

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Jacob and Andrea Tuitoga have had a great start to the school holidays - the siblings were having fun at the Punanga Nui Playground yesterday.

Local


‘It’s about supporting, encouraging and developing young business women’

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

Cook Islands Business and Professional Women Association (BPW) celebrates 30 years of supporting women in business this year with a thread of ongoing events to follow their anniversary celebrations including a charity fundraising gala and the Emerging Entrepreneur Awards.

Local


Government plan for the returning Cook Islanders

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

Cook Islands Government has outlined its plan for the returning stranded Cook Islanders while keeping the country Covid-19 free.

Local


Festival goers show support for breast cancer awareness

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Local, National

Pink October kicked off to a great start yesterday in a joint effort between the Cook Islands Football Association and the Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation to host a ‘She Shines’ Football Festival at the CIFA Complex.

Local


Inmate admitted to hospital with breathing difficulties

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

An inmate from the Arorangi Prison was admitted as an in-patient at the Rarotonga Hospital last Friday October 3, after he was found having breathing difficulties.

Local


Seafarers celebrated on Rarotonga

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

Domestic seafarers were celebrated at Avatiu Harbour yesterday with a sausage sizzle and gift pack marking World Maritime Day.

Local


Panel responsible for ‘exploration only’

Tuesday 5 October 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Local, National

The ‘Expert’ Seabed Minerals Licensing Panel (Licensing Panel) has been appointed to consider exploration only, clarified Cook Islands Seabed Minerals Authority Commissioner Alex Herman.

Local


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