It’s been 30 years since vendors gathered to sell their tasty homemade goods, produce, and locally-made wares at what is now popularly known as the Punanga Nui Market. Auntie Mii Upu, aka Mrs Q, was there in 1992 and can be still found at the Avarua site, five days a week, selling her own brand of crafted materials.
Teherenui Koteka wants Cook Islands and Pasifika people to survive and thrive in the topsy-turvy world of creative arts both here and abroad. The playwright talks to senior journalist Matthew Littlewood about her latest work and her aspirations for the future.
Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown claims the country is part of the best-managed tuna fishery in the world, but Glen Holmes from Pew Research’s international fisheries programme says this would be true if a harvest strategy is implemented.
Do we have to trash the ocean to save our climate? No, we do not. New analysis shows how technological innovation and circular economy models can meet the demand for minerals without deep seabed mining.
In 2020, Te Marae Ora, through the Director of Clinical Services put out a release that stated “There are no laid down import regulations for methadone”.
Methadone is a Class B controlled drug in the Narcotics and Misuse of Drugs Act 2004.
The Cook Islands Police Service marked White Ribbon Day in a collaborative effort with the Ministry of Internal Affairs (INTAFF) starting with a 7am Mass at the St Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral on Friday.
Cook Islands United Party candidate Margharet Matenga’s petition that claims several voters in the Titikaveka electorate were ineligible and should not have been counted will get its chance in the High Court.