Rarotonga: A thrillseeker's paradise
It's fair to say Pa's Mountain Hike is not for the faint-hearted. Since this self-proclaimed "guru of nature" started leading cross-island treks in 1985, there have been 42 heart attacks among participants .
Niue ratifies the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
Niue ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty today, becoming the 162th country to do so.
Everyone dreams of visiting a South Pacific Island one day. There's the famous ones like Tahiti or Fiji but today I'd like to focus on one particular gem...The Cook Islands! A spectacular mixture of coral atolls, volcanic islands, ideal climate and a wonderfully warm and hospitable culture.
Interview: China friendship improving life in Pacific: Cook Islands PM
People of the Cook Islands on Thursday were celebrating a very happy day, with a new water system that would change lives in the Pacific nation, thanks to the deep and growing friendship with China, said Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna.
McCully to visit Cook Islands
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will travel to the Cook Islands today for the third New Zealand-Cook Islands Joint Ministerial Forum.
Festival to start on a fiery note
The first international performers for the New Zealand Festival arrived in Wellington today, and while the formal welcome was well and good, the magic happened in baggage claim.
The New Zealand Herald
Editorial: Gimmicky safety videos quickly lose their punch
Air New Zealand's new in-flight safety video has been loudly criticised this week for its swimsuit-clad models and its overseas setting.
Rare New Zealand Maori pendant leads Art of the South Seas Auction in San Francisco
A rare, 18th century, human form Maori pendant, or hei-tiki, was the leading lot in the Art of the South Seas auction, February 9 at Bonhams in San Francisco.
International Business Times
Cook Islands Supports Air NZ Sultry Inflight Video 'Safety in Paradise'
Air New Zealand has finally released to the viewing public its latest inflight video "Safety in Paradise" featuring a bevy of scantily clad swimsuit models frolicking the beach shores of Cook Islands.
Cooks Parliamentarians work to realise Pacific health rights
The Parliament of one of the world's smallest nations, Cook Islands in the Pacific, has become the latest nation to establish a Parliamentary Group on Population and Sustainable Development.