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The story of MV Taunga Nui

Wednesday 25 November 2020 | Written by Derek Fox | Published in Editorials, Opinion

The MV Taunga Nui - owned by Cook Islands General Transport - will arrive in Rarotonga on Thursday after a two-week long delivery voyage from Australia. Derek Fox writes about the vessel and its planned role to support projects in the Pa Enua.

Editorials


Crimes Bill deferred once again, delaying debate on same-sex rights

Tuesday 24 November 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Local, National

Parliamentarians are expected to delay debate on a draft Crimes Bill that decriminalises homosexuality. However, an MP report claims a majority of the public that participated in consultations want to keep the status quo, where the law doesn’t recognise equal rights for same-sex couples.

Local


OPINION: Anger from fear and worry

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Editorials, Opinion

People attack rather than embrace, and they end up with miscommunication and distrust, writes People attack rather than embrace, and they end up with miscommunication and distrust. By Ruta Tangiiau Mavé.

Editorials


Rare milkfish harvest carried out in Mitiaro

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in National, Outer Islands

On Friday, the Arongamana of Mitiaro agreed to lift the Ra’ui on the lake of Mitiaro to harvest the freshwater milkfish.

National


OPINION: The perils of political appointments

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by Thomas Tarurongo Wynne | Published in Editorials, Opinion

Political appointments damage not only the integrity of our democracy but also the integrity of whichever Ministry they work in, writes Thomas Tarurongo Wynne.

Editorials


OPINION: Pictures that speak for themselves

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by Te Ipukarea Society | Published in Editorials, Opinion

Photography can make a big impact in many ways. Just one photo can expose environmental problems like nothing else, writes Kate McKessar of Te Ipukarea Society.

Editorials


The Flying Nicholas Brothers of Ruatonga: Pt 2

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by Rod Dixon | Published in Features, Memory Lane

This second of two articles, concludes the story of two courageous brothers from Ruatonga, Tatio and Marama Nicholas, who flew with Bomber Command and the Royal New Zealand Air Force in the Second World War. By Rod Dixon.

Features


Tourism industry eager for bubble, ready for visitors

Wednesday 11 November 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Economy, National

The tourism industry says it’s ready to welcome visitors, but opening borders before Government financial support ends will be crucial for the sector to retain hospitality workers.

Economy


Prime Minister and Opposition leader congratulate Biden and Harris on election victory

Saturday 7 November 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in National, Politics

PM Mark Brown and other Pacific leaders have offered words of congratulations to the newly elected President and Vice President.

National


Kata: Back up generators

Thursday 29 October 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Kata

Kata

Kata: Crimes Act out of date

Thursday 29 October 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Kata

Kata

Catholic Church support for local LGBT community

Wednesday 28 October 2020 | Written by Katrina Lintonbon | Published in Local, National

Pope Francis has shown acceptance for the LGBTQIA+ community. Now advocate Louisa Wall wants the Catholic church to support local homosexual law reform.

Local

Traditional arts provide for children

Thursday 12 January 2017 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Art, Features, Go Local, Local

Keeping alive the traditional Cook Islands art of making tivaevae and pareu, 46-year-old Matakeu Katuke recalls the days when she treasured the skill handed down to her by her elders.

Art


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