Uncategorised

Cook Islands Friends of Fiji to accord traditional welcome to PM Rabuka in Rarotonga

Monday 30 October 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in 52nd Pacific Islands Forum 2023, National

Fiji’s Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka will be accorded a full Fijian traditional welcoming ceremony when he arrives in Rarotonga for the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting.

52nd Pacific Islands Forum 2023


Cook Islands YWAM leader pays tribute to organisation founderal

Monday 30 October 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

A Cook Islands Christian leader has given thanks following the passing of a founding member of an interdenominational training organisation.

Local


Claim of cocaine in the Cooks

Monday 30 October 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A New Zealand DJ (disc jockey) facing multiple drug charges wants his bail conditions changed so he can work on Rarotonga.

Court


Rarotonga bustling with weekend cruise ship visit

Monday 30 October 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Local, National

Rarotonga was bustling on Saturday with a visiting cruise ship and a Rugby World Cup final.

Local


Cricket World Cup: Black Caps experience Indian speed breaker

Monday 23 October 2023 | Written by Rahul Patil | Published in Cricket, Sports

If you have travelled on Indian roads, you must have encountered speed breakers. Also known as speed bumps they are raised areas on the road that are designed to slow down vehicles as they pass over them. In New Zealand we know them as judder bars, writes Rahul Patil.

Cricket


Cook Islands welcomes more non-stop flights from Sydney to Rarotonga

Thursday 12 October 2023 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in BREAKING NEWS, National, Travel

Ahead of next year’s Easter holidays, Jetstar is launching a fourth weekly service between Sydney and Rarotonga.

BREAKING NEWS


Cricket World Cup: Clinical Black Caps win again

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Rahul Patil | Published in Cricket, Sports

Google tells me that Interstate 80 in Utah, United States, is the flattest straight road in the world. Before the start of the Black Caps versus the Netherlands match on Sunday, the Hyderabad pitch looked like Interstate 80. Hard, flat, and full of runs, writes Rahul Patil.

Cricket


Panthers, Burraneer Rays claim 7s titles

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Tupapa Panthers retained the Raro Rugby 7s men’s title while Sydney’s Burraneer Rays were crowned the new women’s champions at the National Stadium in Nikao over the weekend.

Rugby Union


In brief: Court news

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

Court briefs - October 9

Court


Vendors invited to showcase Cook Islands products at Pacific Islands Forum event

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in 52nd Pacific Islands Forum 2023, Business, Economy, National

Cook Islands vendors have been invited to participate in a trade day event that will be hosted during the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in November in Rarotonga.

52nd Pacific Islands Forum 2023


RUTA MAVE: Cook Islands should invest in agriculture, not marijuana and seabed mining

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Opinion

If the question is “What are the Crook Islands good for?”, the shameful answer is that they are good at begging for money, but shameful at giving it to help others, writes Ruta Mave.

Opinion


Descendants of Cook Islands coastwatchers share pride in their ancestors’ service

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National

Families of Cook Islands coastwatchers are pleased with New Zealand’s efforts to formally recognise the significant service their ancestors provided during the Second World War.

Local


Immigration still getting to grips with new systems as service users experience delays

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in National

Teething problems are persisting as Cook Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration gets to grips with its new application processes.

National


‘Everyone doesn’t have to struggle alone’: Budgeting, investing focus of workshop

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Joanne Holden | Published in Economy, National

Teaching young people and families how to thrive, not just survive on the Cook Islands’ minimum wage rate of $9 per hour, is the goal of those behind a workshop about budgeting and using money wisely.

Economy


Cook Islanders in Israel: ‘We are safe and well’

Monday 9 October 2023 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in National

Cook Islanders who are in Israel to observe the Feast of the Tabernacle are ‘safe’ as the conflict in Israel and the Gaza Strip escalates.

National


Cook Islands Rugby Union: ‘Unruly sideline behaviour will not be tolerated’

Friday 6 October 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Rugby league, Rugby Union, Sports

The Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) is sending a clear message to all rugby fans: Unruly sideline behaviour will not be tolerated. This message is not only for the Raro 7s tournament which starts this afternoon, but for all future rugby events.

Rugby league


Climate change ain’t new: ‘Kare te taui reva I te mea ou’tu

Friday 6 October 2023 | Written by Supplied | Published in Church Talk, Features

“For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in together until now… Kua kite oki tatou e, te ngunguru anake nei te au mea katoa I angaia mei te mamae anau ra e tae rava akenei ki teianei ra” – Romans/Roma 8:22.

Church Talk


Elikana chairs Forum Trade Ministers meet

Friday 6 October 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in National, Politics

The Associate Minister for Justice, Finance and Economic Management, Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Tingika Elikana, chaired the Forum Trade Ministers Meeting in Suva this week.

National


Cook Islands to host first-ever Airport Day in the Pacific

Friday 6 October 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in National, Travel

An exciting new initiative called Airport Day, tailored to the needs of Pacific Island airports, will be hosted by Airport Authority Cook Islands early next month.

National


Samsung in talks with Cook Islands to promote STEAM education

Friday 6 October 2023 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Education, National, Technology

Ministry of Education is in discussions with Samsung Electronics Co., a South Korean multinational major appliance and consumer electronics corporation, to build interest and proficiency in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) within Cook Islands secondary schools.

Education


« Previous  1    9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17    133  Next »