Cook Islands

Free trade to boost Pacific islands

A free trade agreement between Australia and Pacific Island countries would enhance economic progress in the region, Trade Minister Steve Ciobo …


Chrissy Teigen humors us by answering our questions, and by being hilarious

<b>WHEN YOUR</b> line of work hinges partly on someone else's willingness to open up, you come to treasure the "good talkers." <b>Chrissy Teigen</b> is one of those …

Miami Beach

Bookings Open for Individual Stages of AIDAaura World Cruise

On her World Cruise between October 28, 2019-February 22, 2020, AIDAaura is due to sail to 41 ports in 17 different countries. In addition to …

Round trip from LAX to the Cook Islands for $593 on Air New Zealand

<b>Fare</b>: $593 round trip, including all taxes and fees, from LAX to Rarotonga, Cook Islands, on Air New Zealand.<p><b>Restrictions</b>: Subject to availability. You must buy your ticket by Aug. 17. It is for travel Sept. 8, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 26 and April 20-May 18.<p><b>Info</b>: Air New Zealand, (800) …

Air New Zealand

Oh baby! Heavily pregnant Tania Zaetta, 48, flaunts her growing bump in a black bikini during babymoon in the Cook Islands with boyfriend Chris Rodgers

Heavily pregnant Tania Zaetta and boyfriend Chris Rodgers have been enjoying their babymoon on the Cook Islands for the past week.<p>And the 48-year-old …


At Least 19 Nations, Including Oman, Confirmed for Pan Pacs

The organizers of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championship have confirmed the participation of at least 19 nations for the 2018 edition of the meet. 23 …

Costa Rica

South Waikato, a home away from home for Cook Islanders

Teokotai Tarai, Reverend Timote Turu, and Akarere Henry are looking forward to celebrating Cook Island Language week in the South Waikato.<p>When you …

New Zealand

Dreaming of secluded paradise? Cook Islands exceeds expectations

Exploration and relaxation await in the South Pacific<p>For travelers who crave the adventure of a true discovery, look no further than the Cook Islands, a tiny nation in the South Pacific in the same time zone as Hawai'i. The secluded, unmanufactured natural beauty was part of the appeal for Laurel …

New Zealand

Why the Cook Islands fears rich-country status

MOST political leaders play up their country’s economic performance. Those on the Cook Islands, a collection of 15 islets spread over 2m square …

New Zealand

Goldenballs! Fertility bone carvings from the Cook Islands including three scrotum figures sell for £30,000 after fierce bidding war

A rare collection of 'fertility' bone carvings including three scrotum figures sold for almost £30,000 - despite being valued between £800 and £1200 …


Pisani Earns Bid to Pan Pacific Championships

<b>TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –</b> Rising senior and Florida State men’s swimming and diving team captain William Pisani was selected to represent Canada at the …

Florida State Seminoles

Aitutaki: The Island Paradise Begging To Be On Your Bucket List

Aitutaki is a sparsely populated island directly north of capital Rarotonga in the Cook Islands and west of Tahiti. Like most of the islands in the …

New Zealand

USTOA Cook Islands

A view of Muri Beach on Rarotonga, Cook Islands’ largest land mass, showcases the water’s many colors of blue and turquoise. Cook Islands Tourism<p>Jared and Laurel Trimble stop for a photo on the pristine beaches of Tapuaetai, or “One Foot Island” in the Aitutaki Lagoon. Laurel and Jared Trimble<p>A …

New Zealand

Why theCook Islands fears rich-country status

MOST political leaders play up their country’s economic performance. Those on the Cook Islands, a collection of 15 islets spread over 2m square …

New Zealand

2018 HLPF Side Event: Peaceboat - Education, youth engagement and Sustainable Tourism

Friday, 13 July 2018<p>All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)<p>04:00 am<p>10:00 (CEST) 1618th Meeting 70th Session Committee on the Elimination of …

Sustainable Tourism

Inside Brisbane Roar FC with Drew Sherman

<b>In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Editor Dave Wright hosts Brisbane Roar Academy Director, Drew Sherman for an insightful conversation on youth</b> …

Soccer Coaching

Sport: Cook Islands not giving up on Rugby World Cup dream

Cook Islands coach Stan Wright says his team have not given up hope of overturning a 23 point deficit in their two-legged Rugby World Cup qualifying …

Sport (New Zealand)

Sport: Cook Islands remain confident despite Hong Kong defeat

The Cook Islands remain bullish about their chances despite a 26-3 defeat in the first leg of their Rugby World Cup playoff against Hong Kong.<p>The …

Sport (New Zealand)

Maritime Cook Islands Promotes Careers on Day of the Seafarer

Maritime Cook Islands, an international ship registry, commemorated Day of the Seafarer with the first Cook Islands Maritime careers expo.<p>The ship …

New Zealand

Sport: Hong Kong sizes up Cook Islands ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier

Hong Kong is downplaying its status as Asia Rugby Champions prior to its World Cup qualification playoff with the Cook Islands, who have claimed …

Hong Kong

49 Islands You Must Visit Before You Die

There's a big world out there filled with islands just waiting for your arrival. We curated the 49 best islands across the globe that you absolutely <i>must</i> visit before you die. Time to get out the bucket list.<p>Image Source: Instagram user mrscdubs<p>Image Source: Instagram user destinavos

West Indies

Drunk driver takes out wall of the Cook Islands parliament building

A drunk driver was "lucky to emerge unharmed" after crashing into the Cook Islands parliament building, local police said.

New Zealand

Drunk driver crashes into Cook Islands parliament, takes out wall

A 21-year-old has been arrested on Rarotonga for crashing his car into the Cook Islands parliament in the early hours of this morning.

New Zealand

'I could feel their fingers on my skull': New Zealand woman claims she was attacked by four people, including an off-duty police officer, while holidaying in the Cook Islands

A woman holidaying in the Cook Islands claims she was attacked by four people - including an off-duty police officer - leaving her with a broken …


Hong Kong just one stage away from Rugby World Cup qualification after rare full-capacity stadium treated to Cook Islands demolition

Hong Kong’s dreams of qualifying for their first-ever Rugby World Cup continues after a scintillating 51-0 shutout of the Cook Islands in leg two of …

Hong Kong

‘Surprise’ call-up for local favourite Cado Lee as Hong Kong face Cook Islands in second leg of Rugby World Cup qualifier

Leg two of Hong Kong’s most important game in rugby history is fast approaching but local star and “surprise” addition Cado Lee Ka-to insists the …

Hong Kong

NZ woman holidaying in Cook Islands suffers broken jaw in alleged attack

A New Zealand woman holidaying in the Cook Islands has returned with a broken jaw, alleging she was attacked by four people, including an off-duty …


Rugby League’s Islander players going back to their roots

Tonga and the Cook Islands boast plenty of NRL and UK Super League stars. But when it comes to playing for your country, there’s no comparison.<p>Jono …


Maritime Cook Islands Makes Progress to be on Tokyo MOU White List

The Cook Islands flag, operated by ship registry Maritime Cook Islands (MCI), has shown positive flag state performance, as reported in the latest …


Kiwi woman holidaying in Cook Islands suffers broken jaw after alleged assault by four people, including off-duty cop

A New Zealand woman holidaying in the Cook Islands has returned with a broken jaw after she was allegedly assaulted by four people, including an …

New Zealand