Cook Islands Newswire (Page 6)

Cook Islands Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cook Islands. (Page 6)

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  1. Nikao and Avarua claim 2017 Junior football titleRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... - Edward Drollett, Technical Director - Jess Ibrom, Ddevelopment Officer -Kimi Samuela and Lai Gukisuva. The Cook Islands Football Association would like to thank all the Primary Schools, students, parents and teachers for the continuous ...


  2. Affordable South Pacific: Cook Islands' exotic charmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | USA Today

    Affordable South Pacific: Cook Islands' exotic charms There are no high-rises, no chain stores, no McDonald's, not even a stoplight. Check out this story on Whereas your resort on Fiji or Tahiti might be isolated on its own island, the ones here are all on the same island so you can easily explore different resorts, restaurants and attractions.


  3. Beck Eleven: Beauty and fear under the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... snorkelling about in the briny deep. Nothing in the water is body-shaped except for us. READ MORE * Cook Islands: 15 things to do * Top places for a five-day short break * Why you should visit Rarotonga "Snorkelling is such a peaceful experience. ...


  4. Cook Islands eases off diesel energy thanks to South Canterbury companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Timaru Herald

    A new $3.9m project led by a South Canterbury company aims to have 95 per cent of the Cook Islands running on renewable energy by the end of year. Infratec general manager Luke van Zeller said the project was the latest in a series of upgrades to overhaul the country's dated power grids which relied on fossil fuels.


  5. New Zealand seabird newsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2017 | Dear Kitty

    Alanna Matamaru-Smith, from our Cook Islands ' BirdLife Partner Te Ipukarea Society finds out more about seabird conservation during a recent visit to Little Barrier, an island off the northeastern coast of New Zealand's North Island . Alanna Matamaru-Smith, from our Cook Islands' BirdLife Partner Te Ipukarea Society finds out more about seabird conservation during a recent visit to Little Barrier Island, off the northeastern coast of New Zealand's North Island.


  6. Bluesky Cook Islands introduces 4GRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The operator confirms on its website that 4G+ initially covers the islands of Rarotonga and Aitutaki. The move follows its Samoan sister company's The Cook Islands' 4G upgrade also included adding more network capacity and three new cell sites to increase 2G/3G/4G coverage, particularly around the Tikioki, Central Avarua and Puaikura areas, Bluesky's website adds.


  7. Aitutaki: Tropical taste of paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Anne Gibson lives it up, visiting tropical Rarotonga and the amazing Aitutaki on a holiday fit for a Polynesian princess. "Kia Orana," said Cook Islands tourism ambassador Nane Papa, meeting my husband Nevil and me at Rarotonga airport.


  8. Amazing blenny fish are evolving to live on landRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Daily Mail

    A tropical fish has gone to new levels to escape its predators and quite literally climbed out of the water. Blenny fish in the Cook Islands are in the process of colonising land and are using their fins to jump around rocks, according to experts.


  9. These fish are evolving right now to become land-dwellersRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | New Scientist

    ... his colleagues have been studying several species of blenny fish or 'blennies' at Rarotonga, the largest of the Cook Islands. At low tide, blennies are commonly found swimming in rock pools around the edges of the island. But when high tide moves ...


  10. Leap onto land saves fish from being eatenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    ... small fish. But life is less hostile on the rocks, with birds their main worry," he says. Rarotonga in the Cook Islands provides an extraordinary opportunity to study fish evolution in action because four species of blennies have independently ...


  11. Dennis Ngawhare: Maori place names sing and recall mighty tupuna and fascinating eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Taranaki Daily News

    ... possessed mana (power, prestige). Akura was a woman of some distinction who appears to have come from the Cook Islands on the KurahaupA waka unua (ocean canoe) before transhipping to the Mataatua waka when the KurahaupA was damaged at RangitA hua ...


  12. Encouraging political participation of Pacific womenRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:20PM PARLIAMENTS within the Pacific region are being encouraged to use the Practice Parliament for Women: Training Manual that was launched at the opening of the second Practice Parliament for Women of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga on Monday. Speaker of the Parliament of the Cook Islands Niki Rattle said the manual would encourage women to enter into politics in the Pacific.