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Tupapa legacy waste collection dates released

Tuesday 5 December 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Environment, National

In an effort to rid the island of legacy waste, the ‘Titā ki te Titā kore’ collection project will continue this week in the district of Tupapa, starting tomorrow through to Friday.

Environment


‘It’s all down to the attitude’: Rarotonga motorists still not getting the message

Tuesday 5 December 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Crime, National

Police say motorists are missing the point in displaying attitudes that are ‘overly casual’, following another disappointing weekend on Rarotonga roads.

Crime


Jury trial thrown out following two days of delays

Tuesday 5 December 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

The jury trial of a man facing charges of threatening to kill and threatening to cause grievous bodily harm has been thrown out following two days of hold ups.

Court


Pacific tuna at stake: Global leaders gather for sustainable solution

Tuesday 5 December 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Environment, National, Regional

Cook Islands is hosting the 20th regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC20), which oversees the world’s largest tuna fisheries, this week.

Environment


Rarotonga football season's knock-out rounds

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Supplied | Published in Football, Sports

The Rarotonga football season is nearing the finals matches, and the knock-out rounds have turned up the heat on the island's football fields.

Football


Ruta Mave: Be thankful while the countdown is on

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Opinion

Finally, it is December and we can hear Christmas coming with all the jingles bells and whistles.

Opinion


Year 13 students tackle work experience

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Education, National

Year 13 students from Tereora College, are participating in a five-day work experience programme across several divisions of the Cook Islands Trading Corporation (CITC).

Education


Cops to converge on Raro for conference

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National

Pacific Islands chiefs of Police are invested in key areas to improve policing and outcomes across the region.

National


Electric vehicles hit the road for WCPFC20 meeting on Rarotonga

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in

Half a dozen cars bought by Cook Islands Government for $1.7 million, and used during the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting held last month, will be again used to transport dignitaries at next week’s Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC20) meeting on Rarotonga.


Former staffer makes claim of sexual assault at TMO

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Health, National

A former staffer has jumped in with claims of sexual assault following allegations of a toxic workplace culture at Te Marae Ora.

Health


National Environment Service staffers travel to Aitutaki for causeway inspection at Lagoon Private Island Resort

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Environment, National, Outer Islands

National Environment Service staffers head to Aitutaki this week to assess the state of a temporary causeway at the redevelopment of upmarket Lagoon Private Island Resort.

Environment


Cook Islands national dies in traffic incident in Honiara

Monday 4 December 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in National

A Cook Islands national has died in a traffic incident in Honiara. Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) and the Pacific Games organising committee both released statements over the weekend.

National

Pa Enua schools turn trash into treasure in Sanitarium Creative Art Competition

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by webmaster | Published in

Students in the Pa Enua demonstrated their artistic prowess by designing sculptures from recycled Sanitarium product packaging in the Sanitarium Creative Art Schools Competition, facilitated by the Cook Islands Trading Corporation (CITC).


Te Ipukarea Society: The radiating depths of our Marae Moana

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by webmaster | Published in

Scientists raise alarm over radioactivity risks in polymetallic nodule mining Is the radioactivity of polymetallic nodules an problem? The simple answer to that question is, we do not know. Yet.


Apii Takitumu honours dedicated teachers and academic achievers

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by webmaster | Published in

Early Childhood Education (ECE) students from Titikaveka participated in the Apii Takitumu prize-giving event held on Thursday morning at the Revival Church in Matavera.


Fishermen, environment group seek solutions to dwindling fish stocks

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by webmaster | Published in

Dwindling fish numbers and the potential impact of deep sea mining on fish are among the issues in Cook Islands waters that fishermen and an environmental group want to see addressed at an upcoming meeting in Rarotonga between the Pacific’s fisheries ministries.


Athletics expresses gratitude to hosts with stationery donation

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by webmaster | Published in

Athletics Cook Islands expressed their gratitude to their hosts at the 2023 Pacific Games, the St Nicholas College, by donating stationery supplies to the school in Honiara this week.


Exciting knockout matches await

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by Supplied | Published in Football, Sports

Football enthusiasts can look forward to thrilling knockout matches in the first round eliminations taking place at the CIFA Complex, Matavera, and the Takitumu School Grounds, Matavera, today.

Football


Makoha blazes through Round Raro Relay

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports

The 2023 Vaka Eiva concluded yesterday with the exhilarating Round Raro Relay, a 36-kilometre race where paddlers navigated challenging sea conditions to reach the finish line.

Paddling


Karioi – the pleasure months

Saturday 2 December 2023 | Written by Rod Dixon | Published in Features, Memory Lane

There was a time when Cook Islanders lived and worked in closer harmony with the seasons and enjoyed significantly more leisure time. Summer holidays lasted several months during which young people dedicated themselves to pleasure. By Rod Dixon.

Features


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