As we head into Xmas and the New Year, thousands of Cook Islanders in the tourism industry will be looking forward with little confidence or hope that their lives will be better in 2022, writes Tata Crocombe.
As we head into Movember and shine a light on men’s health, in particular mental health, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to look into the effects our pets have on our overall health and well-being.
All the information that our health experts and professionals at Te Marae Ora have to hand tells us that the Pfizer vaccine is just as safe for our 12–15-year-olds as it is for adults, writes Prime Minister Mark Brown.
Sailing feels like reconnecting to the ways that our ancestors travelled. Don’t poke fun, I certainly had my fair share of Moana moments onboard Vaka Marumaru Atua, writes Terena Koteka-Wiki of Te Ipukarea Society.
You’ve decided to adopt a puppy - so, what next? Ensuring your puppy’s first few weeks in its new home are as positive as possible, is critical to them growing up calm, confident, and open to new people and experiences. Dr Ellen McBryde looks at some key training tips to help you give your pup a great start in life.
Some people achieve a lot despite the burdens they have to bear. Others are overly spoilt or entitled and waste their talents by being frivolous and lazy and not taking life or the game seriously when it matters, writes Ruta Mave.