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Cook Islands announces direct service to Hawai’i with Hawaiian Airlines

Cook Islands News 30 Nov 2022
Customers visiting the Cook Islands from the Northern ... Cook Islands Tourism Corporation then issued a written statement on Sunday evening inviting media to attend a press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister for an aviation update for the Cook Islands at 8.50am on Monday.

Hawaiian Airlines to Begin Service Between Hawai'i and the Cook Islands

Victoria Advocate 30 Nov 2022
Mainland gateway cities convenient one-stop connections to the Cook Islands. "We are delighted to grow our South Pacific network by offering our guests access to the Cook Islands, an archipelago that shares Hawai'i's Polynesian roots and natural beauty," said Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO ... About the Cook Islands.

Pacific news in brief for November 21

RNZ 21 Nov 2022
Cook Islands PM could pursue UN membership says local media ... Cook Islands News reports Brown saying he wanted Cook Islands to join the IMF as soon as possible, and targeted 2023 to become a member ... She told PMN New Zealand's position is putting full support behind Niue and the Cook Islands making those decisions themselves.

Hospital with jacks of all trades

Cook Islands News 14 Nov 2022
Healthcare on an island such as Aitutaki is never straightforward, says Aitutaki Hospital manager Mareta Mose ... In Aitutaki, everyone knows everyone on the island, making for a close-knit community ... Zahra Shahtahmasebi travelled to the Cook Islands on a nib health journalism scholarship which was awarded at last year’s Voyager Media Awards.

Cook Islands has beaten France 26- 18 in the Women’s Rugby League World Cup

Cook Islands News 10 Nov 2022
Cook Islands head coach Rusty Matua earlier told media he had his eyes set on more than a win, stating that his team will be playing not just for ...

Put wellbeing of tourism workers first, panelist tells industry bosses

Cook Islands News 03 Nov 2022
The summit was opened by Cook Islands Associate Tourism minister Tingika Elikana ... A media statement from Cook Islands Tourism said the commitment is designed to place sustainable tourism as a top priority for environmental, socio-cultural, and economic development in the region.

Media not notified of senior officials’ court appearances

Cook Islands News 31 Oct 2022
Cook Islands courts are under no legislative mandate to notify the media of upcoming cases, says the Secretary ...

Environment Service proposes ‘instant fines’ to curb littering

Cook Islands News 18 Oct 2022
National Environment Service boss says rubbish on the beach is a ‘significant problem’ in the Cook Islands following a long-term Rarotonga tourist taking to social media to complain about litter ... On Facebook page, Rarotonga Cook Islands Holiday Hub, Karyn Bush said she had been visiting Rarotonga since 2000.

Social media challenges like NyQuil chicken one a danger to even well-adjusted kids, experts say

Kearney Hub 09 Oct 2022
The need for affirmation on social media heightened by peer pressure can lead to dangerous consequences as stunts like eating a Tide detergent pod, holding one's breath until passing out or ingesting chicken cooked in NyQuil have injured young people and even led to fatalities.

‘Scurrilous rags’ and ‘brimstone belchers’ – Cook Islands’ early newspapers

Cook Islands News 08 Oct 2022
An ‘insatiable lust’ for reading matter among Cook Islanders led to the appearance of Rarotonga’s first newspaper Te Punavai in 1843, printed with the help of the Sydney Morning Herald ... Kai parau (Bible consumers) and ‘a’api parau’ (Bible learners) were the Tahitian derived names given to the early Cook Islands Christian converts.

Confusion reigns over Queen’s Memorial ‘public holiday’

Cook Islands News 28 Sep 2022
Cook Islands News contacted numerous Government departments for clarification ... The King’s Representative, Sir Tom Marsters in a proclamation has declared Friday 30th September a Public Holiday in the Cook Islands in respect of the Queen’s passing.” ... Cook Islands News contacted ...

Failed private prosecution earns CAC $277,046 legal bill

Cook Islands News 30 Aug 2022
Prime Minister Mark Brown said the costs awarded were significant amounts of money that the members of CAC now owe to the Cook Islands taxpayer ... When approached for the comment Paul Allsworth refused to comment and questioned why Cook Islands News received this information from an Office of the Prime Minister media release.

Mangaians celebrate freedom from health orders

Cook Islands News 23 Aug 2022
According to TMO’s Covid-19 webpage, there have been 6265 cases of Covid-19 in the Cook Islands since the pandemic began ... When Cook Islands News made inquiries via social media about this, a spokesperson for the webpage said ... us from the Cook Islands HIU (Health Intelligence Unit).

Rarotonga-Papeete flights ‘will boost tourism’

Cook Islands News 15 Aug 2022
Local airline Air Rarotonga has now taken over the services providing an important link for visitors from Europe and North America wanting to visit the Cook Islands ... Prime Minister Mark Brown, who led a Cook Islands delegation of government officials, Air Rarotonga representatives and media, said.

Cooks welcome meeting with President Biden

Cook Islands News 11 Aug 2022
Herrmann says the Cook Islands Government note as reported by mainstream media the comments by senior US officials currently visiting the Pacific region of US President Biden’s interest in hosting Pacific leaders next month in Washington, in the margins of the UN General Assembly.

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