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LETTERS: Govt losing ‘moral and ethical way’

Monday 10 January 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in

Dear Editor, it was really gut wrenching to read the pleas of Jacqueline Ngatai-Cowan in your Saturday paper (A humble plea for help, Letters, January 8, 2022).


2022 – the year of decisions

Saturday 8 January 2022 | Written by Thomas Tarurongo Wynne | Published in Opinion

The content of our character is a choice, and day by day we make choices some good some not so good, because choice is the core of what it is to be human, but let us also be clear our choices will always have an effect on others.

Opinion


Bringing their 'A' game - Panthers to defend title

Friday 7 January 2022 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in

Reigning men’s champions from Tupapa, the Panthers are looking forward to the next opportunity to defend their title at this weekend’s Nines in Paradise tournament at the National Stadium in Nikao.


Samoa Met Service website may have suffered cyber attack

Wednesday 5 January 2022 | Written by Sian Solomon | Published in

The website of the Samoan Meteorology Service (SMS) may have been the victim of a cyber attack according to local Samoa media.


Classy Conway’s century makes it New Zealand’s day

Friday 31 December 2021 | Written by Rahul Patil | Published in Cricket, Sports

Day 1 - New Zealand 258/5 (Devon Conway 122, Will Young 52, Henry Nicholls 32*, )

Cricket


In brief: News from around the Pacific

Friday 24 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in

Fiji has started providing Covid-19 booster doses for all eligible adults.


New book recalls lost era of heroic boatmen

Saturday 18 December 2021 | Written by Rod Dixon | Published in

A new book recalls the lost era of surf boat lighterage on Mangaia, bringing it to life through the memories of one of the boatmen and visually through 150 historic photos.


Local resident says ‘keep borders closed’

Thursday 9 December 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in

A Rarotonga resident who took part in the protest against the border re-opening, wants the country’s health system to be ‘up to scratch’ before bringing in Kiwi visitors.


Australia appoints acting High Commissioner

Monday 6 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Economy, National

The decision to open our borders to Australia should be a decision of Cook Islands government, says the acting Australian High Commissioner to the Cook Islands.

Economy


People holding out for PR will have to wait

Monday 6 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Economy, National

People hoping to get permanent residency will have to wait for early 2022 instead of the end of this month, says Prime Minister Mark Brown.

Economy


Fijians recruited as police struggle with resources

Saturday 4 December 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in

Police have recruited non-Cook Islanders for the first time as they struggle with resources.


Puaikura and Titikaveka face off in semi finals

Saturday 4 December 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in

After 15 weeks of consistent football games the teams today will be fighting for a spot at semis next week.


Promoting the importance of daily breakfast

Saturday 4 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Education, National

The students at Imanuela Akatemia enjoyed a special breakfast at school last week, compliments of CITC Avarua.

Education


Making local sports inclusive

Thursday 2 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in

The aim to make local sports inclusive took a giant stride yesterday with the first ever Ability Rippa Rugby Day programme at Ngatangiia field in Muri.


New cricket pitch for Amuri

Wednesday 1 December 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in

Since the closing of the Aitutaki Bicentennial celebrations work has quietly continued in the village of Amuri to complete the last of five remaining projects funded by donations from the Tokoroa Cook Islands community in New Zealand.


Kata: Media team

Tuesday 30 November 2021 | Written by Sian Solomon | Published in


Decision on seabed exploration licences to be finalised by Feb

Friday 26 November 2021 | Written by Sian Solomon | Published in

Prime Minister Mark Brown says he expects seabed minerals exploration licences to be approved or denied by February.


Record turnout expected for this years Te Kara Run

Thursday 25 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in

Autism Cook Islands’ biggest and most awaited event of the year, the renowned Te Kara Run will take place on Friday afternoon.


MP claims rash promises behind move to end Kiribati sanctuary

Wednesday 24 November 2021 | Written by Sian Solomon | Published in

An opposition MP in Kiribati says the government plans to open an internationally valuable marine sanctuary because it needs the revenue to pay for extravagant election promises.


Netballers set to jump for spotlight

Wednesday 24 November 2021 | Written by Sian Solomon | Published in

Rarotonga’s biggest netball event of the year is returning to the island and kicking off tomorrow. Netball Already in Paradise, a twist on the renowned Netball in Paradise event which usually welcomes overseas teams, will celebrate the local passion and skill for the round ball this year in the absence of overseas friends due to the global pandemic Covid-19.


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