Convicted MP speaks of shock at verdict -
Radio New ZealandConvicted MP speaks of shock at verdictRadio New ZealandThe convicted Cook Islands MP, Teina Bishop, says hearing the guilty verdict handed down by a jury two weeks ago was like an electric shock. Bishop was convicted of ... In the meantime Bishop plans to be fishing in the waters of his home island of ...
Posted on 2 August 2016 | 12:52 am
Workshop on school-science partnership in
Workshop on school-science partnership in RarotongaScoop.co.nz (press release)More than 50 educators, health professionals, researchers and representatives of community organisations from the Cook Islands and New Zealand will meet in Rarotonga for the two-day workshop to explore the future direction of the pilot Cook Islands ...and more »
Posted on 31 July 2016 | 4:22 pm
For a tropical getaway that's off the beaten
Alaska Dispatch NewsFor a tropical getaway that's off the beaten path, head to the Cook IslandsAlaska Dispatch NewsA 45-minute flight to Aitutaki takes you to a completely different environment. There is no mountain in the middle, although there is a small ridge on a hill that rises about 400 feet out of the water. The rest of the island is a coral reef that's ...
Posted on 28 July 2016 | 9:57 pm
Cook Islands opposition has new female
Radio New ZealandCook Islands opposition has new female leaderRadio New ZealandThirty-nine-year-old Ms Brown, a Democratic Party MP, will lead the bloc after the former leader, One Cook Islands MP Teina Bishop, was convicted of corruption last week. ... It said it was focussing on a possible by-election in Bishop's electorate on ...and more »
Posted on 24 July 2016 | 10:25 am
Cook Islands MP guilty of corruption over
Papua New Guinea TodayCook Islands MP guilty of corruption over dealings with fishing companyPapua New Guinea TodayThe guilty verdict will again alter the ever-changing political landscape in the Cook Islands. Bishop, whose true political allegiances have at times appeared uncertain, was leader of the parliamentary opposition until recently, when he resigned under ...
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 10:59 pm
Aitutaki, Cook Islands: Kicking back at the
Posted on 11 January 2015 | 5:12 pm
Paradise found: Aitutaki Cook Islands
The Cook Islands are a magical place: they are an untouched paradise and so idyllic. Everywhere you look could come straight from a postcard: sprawling mountains, luscious tropical palms and the most insanely turquoise water I have ever seen. It really is ...
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 1:05 pm
Apprentice navigator Cesi Haʻo recounts her
In early August, during the last eight hours of the nine-day voyage of the Hōkūleʻa voyaging canoe traveling from Aitutaki, Cook Islands, to the islands of Sāmoa, adverse weather conditions obliterated any environmental clues to apprentice navigator ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:33 pm
Crystal steps into 2017
In 2016 the cruise line will offer 60 cruises with almost half at 10 nights or less and 27 maiden calls including Aitutaki, Cook Islands; Bandol, France; Kavala, Greece; Port Canaveral, Florida and Isle of Skye, UK. New overnight ports include Antwerp ...
Posted on 3 October 2014 | 10:54 pm
Tall Ship Picton Castle Responds to Mayday
AITUTAKI, COOK ISLANDS – It isn’t every day that a cruising yacht with engine trouble and damaged rigging is assisted by a 170-foot square rigger that looks like something from another era, but that’s just what happened when the 42’ sailing yacht ...
Posted on 6 August 2013 | 11:10 am