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“Fork and Paddle” .. a pioneering experience in providing environmentally friendly food

The Eastern Herald 07 Jun 2023
Umm Nada used the media to capitalize on her talents in the art of cooking, and it turned out that there was a Free Nile Foundation on the island of Qusaya, which needed to provide food to his employees, so Umm Nada offered, in the course of his progress to work in this institution, to perform this task, to be fully successful in it.

TikTok no place on government platforms

Cook Islands News 31 May 2023
Social media ... Cook Islands Digital Transformation coordinator-consultant for ICT, Maureen Hilyard made this comment after she was asked if the Cook Islands government would ban TikTok from government devices or government platforms.

India’s soft power diplomacy at Pacific Island nationsThe initiatives will help build a friendly image ...

Deccan Herald 24 May 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Papua New Guinea to attend the third Forum of India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) has gained much media attention ... Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu).

Cook Islands reps attend training to preserve audiovisual taonga

Cook Islands News 17 May 2023
The two local organisations receiving the kits are Ministry of Cultural Development (MOCD) and the Cook Islands Voyaging Society ... Rokirokitia kits ensure these magnetic media can be digitally preserved in the Cook Islands ... The purpose of this collaboration is to support Cook Islands to continue preserving their magnetic media taonga.”.

Japan dismisses ‘non compliant’ suggestions over Fukushima water release

Cook Islands News 17 May 2023
Media representatives from 10 nations including the Cook Islands were hosted by the ministry on Tuesday (Japan time) where the conversation focussed on “why fears about Fukushima water release are being overblown” ... Cook Islands News spoke with one of the officials who had addressed.

Jetstar leaves 50 Rarotonga passengers' luggage behind

NewstalkZB 08 May 2023
Jetstar passengers arriving in the Cook Islands last week were disappointed to learn that their luggage had been left behind in Auckland ... “A huge amount of luggage didn’t arrive with passengers,” wrote one traveller to the Cook Islands Holiday Hub social media group.

Press and Government build better relationships on 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day

Cook Islands News 04 May 2023
The two groups convened in Tupapa yesterday morning after Cook Islands News reached out to Public Service Commissioner Carl Hunter with a request to meet heads of ministries, in an effort to build relationships, explain the role of media, what Cook Islands News does, and how the ...

Pacific Islands Forum chairman 'reassured' over massive nuclear submarine deal

RNZ 08 Apr 2023
In a media statement, forum chairman and Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown said he was "reassured to receive from US counterparts last week assurances that AUKUS would uphold the Rarotonga Treaty". Brown initially raised concerns with the Cook Islands News about the agreement.

Letter: Search for truth and justice

Cook Islands News 06 Apr 2023
To this end this case has been extensively covered in the local Cook Islands media and on the internet ... The Cook Islands Coroners Act 1979-80 (Section 2) clearly states, that only a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of New Zealand of five years standing, or a ...

Rock Your Socks for Down Syndrome

Cook Islands News 21 Mar 2023
“We’re also encouraging everyone who takes part in this day to share their photos on social media and tag us @ Cook Islands Down Syndrome Association with the hashtag #worlddownsyndromeday. Currently there are seven people living in the Cook Islands that have Down Syndrome, with 1 being a young girl in Nassau.

Weather system approaching Rarotonga to bring more rain

Cook Islands News 10 Mar 2023
Cook Islands Meteorological Service director Arona Ngari said the heavy rain was caused by a weather system “just north of Niue... “This system is embedded within the active convergence zone extending from Rotuma to the Cook Islands,” the post says ... and portions of the Cook Islands.

South island braces for hundreds of millimetres in rainfall

NewstalkZB 07 Mar 2023
The lower west of the South Island can expect a heavy deluge of rain over the next 24 hours, with up to 330mm in some regions ... Niwa’s social media post describes the rainfall amounts about the ranges as “impressive” ... The lower-central western regions of the South Island, including Fox Glacier and Mt Cook, can expect the most extreme rainfall.

Met Service keeps an eye on cyclones

Cook Islands News 02 Mar 2023
Cook Islands Meteorological Service is keeping an eye on upcoming tropical cyclones. MetService director Arona Ngari said the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Judy, which was yesterday classified as a Category Four, and is making its way wreaking havoc through Vanuatu, should miss the bulk of the Cook Islands.

‘I’ll be coming back for sure’: Cook Islands boxer representing Australia loses match

Cook Islands News 23 Feb 2023
A Cook Islands boxer’s first international campaign representing Australia in amateur tournaments has come to an end ... “It has been a privilege and an honour to represent my family and my countries, Australia and the Cook Islands, on the world stage.” ... medal for the island nation.

Holiday tragedy: Hero Kiwi mum drowns while saving daughter

NewstalkZB 04 Jan 2023
In a statement on social media, the Cook Islands Police Service said the woman was holidaying from New Zealand with family and had gotten into difficulty while in the lagoon near the Arorangi jetty yesterday afternoon.

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