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Freight subsidy to bring ‘some relief’ for Pa Enua

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in National, Outer Islands

Cook Islanders residing in the Northern Group are feeling the pinch of rising food prices and have welcomed government’s freight subsidy scheme which is expected to ease cost of living pain to households on the islands.

National


Kata: Pacific summit

Wednesday 7 September 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Kata, Opinion

Kata


Kata: No invite

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Kata, Opinion

Kata


Records fall at Youth Athletics

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

Over 20 records were broken at the BCI National Youth Championships held on Friday.

Athletics


Stage set for OFC U19 Championship: Cooks to face NZ on Wednesday

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Football, Sports

After a four-year absence the best young players from across Oceania will have the chance to face off again this month when the OFC U-19 Championship 2022 kicks off on Wednesday, September 7 in Tahiti.

Football


‘Express yourself”: Mata’s message for OFC U-19 Championship players

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Football, Sports

New Zealand international and Cook Islander Max Mata has plenty of reasons to be taking a keen interest in the upcoming OFC U-19 Championships 2022.

Football


Designer’s Cook Islands climate crisis plans win two international awards

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Environment, National

The first-ever town plan for Avarua – the capital of the Cook Islands – has won an International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) award for its response to the climate crisis.

Environment


LETTERS: Accountability for wrongdoing

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, It doesn’t offend me as a Cook Islander to read this because it needs to come out (18 months’ probation for $5k justice ministry theft, Cook Islands News, Monday, September 5). And why not. About time. Some have been in Government positions for over 30 years and probably abusing the system like what’s […]

Letters to the Editor


Motor vehicle crashes dominate weekend’s criminal activities

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Crime, National

Police attended two car crashes resulting in considerable damage to the vehicles involved, on Sunday.

Crime


Water stations pass E.coli tests

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Health, National

Rarotonga water authority To Tatou Vai (TTV) has taken over the role of testing community water stations from Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health.

Health


Covid’s second booster dose facing low uptake

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Health, National

Only a fraction of those who can access the second Covid-19 booster dose have received it.

Health


Dome from China to be fitted by the end of this month

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Local, National

A dome from China should be over the Tupapa Netball court by the end of this month, says George “Maggie” Angene.

Local


Protecting whistleblowers

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in National

Further protection for whistleblowers and addressing corruption on both Rarotonga and in the Pa Enua (Outer Islands) are part of the focus of a new proposed anti-corruption strategy, which will be presented to the new Government.

National


Literacy Week: Schools celebrate reading and writing

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Apii Avarua students settled comfortably under the shade of a large mango tree yesterday for a “buddy class reading” session to start off the Literacy Week.

Education


Kata: Real criminals

Monday 5 September 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Kata, Opinion

Kata


Matavera shakes Nikao in premier division

Monday 5 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Football, Sports

Saturday’s match between Matavera and Nikao Sokattak in the Tower Insurance Premier Mens division was one for the books as the crowd were unsettled over an exciting first week match of football antics.

Football


Cooks national cricket squad play Auckland’s first all- Māori team

Monday 5 September 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Cricket, Sports

The Cook Islands national squad played Auckland’s first all-Māori cricket team in the weekend.

Cricket


OPINION: Smallest room with the biggest arguments

Monday 5 September 2022 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Opinion

If there is one room in the house that causes more marital discourse than any other it is the toilet. The most common arguments are the lid up or down, the loo paper falling to the front or the back of the roll, reading the paper, basically taking too long when others are waiting, leaving […]

Opinion


LETTERS: ‘Reflect upon your drinking’, judge tells defendant

Monday 5 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Drunk driving needs to be taken very seriously, even more so when innocent people are involved.

Letters to the Editor


Blessed to receive: Church donates to those who help the vulnerable

Monday 5 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Non-governmental organisations who service the vulnerable in the community felt “blessed” to have received donations from the Apostolic Church.

Local


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