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China donates wet weather, safety gears

Friday 9 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National

Cook Islands and China marked 25 years of formal diplomatic relations with another shipment of equipment and machinery donated by the Asian superpower.

National


Police warn speeding and reckless drivers

Friday 9 September 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Crime, National

Cook Islands Police are warning drivers that they will be stopped and could have their keys taken off them if found speeding in reduced speed areas.

Crime


Wear red to support First Aid Day

Friday 9 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Cook Islands will today mark the World First Aid Day, which is an international day recognising the importance of knowing first aid.

Local


Hand, foot and mouth disease detected in Raro

Friday 9 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National

Hand, foot and mouth disease has been detected at primary medical care centres in Rarotonga over the last two weeks.

Health


Children make the most of book giveaway

Friday 9 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Education, National

Around 8500 books were handed out for free in just over 30 minutes outside of Bank of Cook Islands (BCI) headquarters in Avarua yesterday.

Education


Always in our hearts

Friday 9 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National

Cook Islands has joined the rest of the world to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II who died early yesterday at the age of 96.

National


Queen Elizabeth II dies, Buckingham Palace announces

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Regional

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

Regional


Connecting to Cooks collections

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Culture, National

A new website helping Pacific Islanders to better tell their stories was introduced to Cook Islands audience yesterday.

Culture


LETTERS: Cabinet lineup and inflation

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Opinion

Dear Editor, Did anyone notice the lineup surrounding Prime Minister Mark Brown in the first Cabinet photo (‘Let’s get to work’, Wednesday September 7, 2022). Flanked on one side by a convicted criminal on the other another charged and waiting for his court case. Further down one wanted for arrest in New Zealand and on […]

Opinion


Supply chain issues continue to hamper Rarotonga’s supermarkets

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Economy, National

Prime Foods managing director Daniel Forsyth said being at the end of the supply chain had proved a hinderance to the store.

Economy


Bench warrant issued, sentencing adjourned

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

Three matters that were called for sentencing yesterday have been adjourned after a defendant and a lawyer failed to turn up at Court.

Court


Free books for Literacy Week

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Education, National

Charity organisation Furniture for Schools Cook Islands will be giving away free books today from 10.30am at BCI Bank in Avarua.

Education


Laced up and ready to compete!

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Local, National

Young Mauke athletes bound for the Cook Islands Games in Rarotonga now have their own footwear thanks to a shoe drive.

Local


Loading … Cook Islands’ internet speed among the slowest in the world

Thursday 8 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in National, Technology

The Cook Islands internet speed is close to the slowest in the world according to one study but the chair of the Competition and Regulatory Authority says the data had no value.

National


Fisheries important to the recovery of Pacific economies

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Environment, National

The Pacific Fisheries Ministers meeting held in Kiribati identified maximising value from their fisheries as key to supporting the economic recovery from Covid-19.

Environment


Growing demand for taro

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

There is growing demand for local taro in New Zealand and more growers are needed to increase the volume of the produce which is airfreighted out once a month.

Local


‘Paws and Claws’ ready for kitten rehoming day

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Local, National

A special day celebrating the Paws and Claws cat sanctuary will give people the opportunity to have one of their kittens free to a good home.

Local


‘Onwards and upwards’

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in National, Travel

Air Rarotonga is ‘encouraged’ by the early take up of flights to Tahiti

National


St Joseph’s students show off their whacky hairdos for Literacy Week

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Crazy Hair Day at St Joseph’s Primary School had a good number of students including Lylah Tommy (left) Tama Maxwell, Alesi Ralulu and Lukarose Akava sporting creative and whacky hair styles.

Local


‘Let’s get to work’

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in National, Politics

The incoming Cook Islands Party led coalition government held its first Cabinet meeting on Tuesday.

National


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