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Administration assistant Te Ipukarea Society requires an enthusiastic Administration Assistant to help manage the administrative duties associated with the Marine Park Project. This is a part time position, 15 to 20 hrs per week. This may suit a school leaver looking for a start in the environment and conservation sector, or someone requiring a lexible schedule. requests for terms of reference, and applications with a cover letter and accompanying cV, should be sent . Tel 21144 for more information. Applications close Friday, 13 September 2013.


DIGITAL RESOURCES CO-ORDINATOR (Fixed Term 6 Months) The University requires the services of a Digital resources coordinator. This position entails extensive travel in the Outer Islands. It is a ixed term appointment for a period of 6 months. The chosen candidate will be required to start immediately.

Job Responsibilities Assist students to develop skills to access online databases and resources Delivery of Moodle, Skype and Facetime training Delivery of Success@USP on each island

COOK ISLANDS AUDIT OFFICE AUDITOR - FINANCIAL AUDITS We are seeking a dedicated and ambitious person to join our Financial and crown audit team. Relevant accounting, inancial management or audit experience would be preferable, however training will be provided. Preference will be given to individuals with, or working towards, a relevant tertiary qualiication, speciically in the area of accounting or inance. A good knowledge and understanding of Government and business systems is preferred. Applicants must be computer literate and possess very good written and oral communication skills. If you have an inquisitive mind, a keen interest in accountancy and investigative assignments, work well individually and as part of a team, please send your cV to: Anne McMahon Email: Fax: 25231 Applications now closing 4pm, Saturday 14 September 2013.

New TV programme to celebrate Paciic sports a NeW television programme celebrating the best of Pacific athletes and the sports they play will launch across the region on the australia Network today. hosted by New Zealand-born actor and singer Jay Laga’aia, Paciic Sports 360 showcases the stars of all sporting codes from around the Pacific, including the Cook Islands, Papua New guinea, Fiji, Tonga and samoa. The show will screen Thursdays on the australia Network, at 8pm and 12.30am in the Cook Islands. Once a week, Laga’aia will be joined by Paciic sporting legends, netballer and rugby union player, mo'onia gerrard and former rugby league player, Nigel Vagana to talk sport, tradition and culture. Over the next eight weeks the Pacific sports 360 panel will speak with some of the biggest names in profes-

sional sport including aFL’s David rodan, rugby league superstars Joe gulavao, Lote Tuqiri, James segeyaro and Jarryd hayne and netball legend selina gilesnan. Will genia and Israel Folau will also drop by for a chat. From player proiles and interviews to training tips and family life, Laga’aia and his team of panelists look at the issues and challenges facing Paciic sportspeople in the region and australia. as well as being sports mad, Jay Laga’aia is an in-demand actor in the australian film and television industry. his film credits include star Wars episodes II and III, Nim’s Island, Daybreakers, Navigator and Never say Die as well as successful australian TV shows macLeod’s Daughters and Water rats. Jay has also been the

host of the aBC TV’s longestrunning children’s programme, Play school. Laga’aia has also written and recorded children’s albums and performed live with the Western australian symphony Orchestra in Perth. he is currently rehearsing for the role of mufasa in The Lion King. Pacific sports 360 is a coproduction between australia Network and Beyond International’s sports and entertainment Division, Beyond action. Viewers will also be able to watch each episode on the australia Network’s Catch up service at www.australianetwork. com/watchnow/ . australia Network is australia’s international television and online service, broadcasting 24/7 across 46 countries in Asia, the Paciic and the Indian sub-continent. - Australia Network/BD


Remunerations Salary range $28,000 p.a Per Diems while on duty travel

Requirements Diploma or Degree in Information Systems or Library Studies. Knowledge of online databases and learning platforms, willingness to travel in the Outer Islands. Interested applicants please email a copy of your cV to or drop a copy at the USP centre. closing Date for applications: Friday 6 September 2013.

Classiieds • Phone 22999



WATSAN Technical Coordinator The Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning invites applications for the posts of WATSAN Technical coordinator in its Water, Waste and Sanitation (WATSAN) Unit. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a new team, tasked with making improvements in infrastructure, policy and practice that will contribute to protecting and enhancing the lagoon and ocean environments around our islands. We are seeking a suitably qualiied, experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic person to assist the WATSAN Unit Manager and WMI Programme Manager in coordinating implementation and delivery of tasks and outcomes across a number of critical work programmes. The role will involve day to day administration and project management, as well as requiring liaison with relevant government agencies, local communities and the private sector. Speciically the scope of tasks for this position will not necessarily be limited to the following but shall include: • Provide technical input to the implementation of a programme of upgrading onsite sanitation systems on rarotonga and Aitutaki, including participation in sanitation systems’ site inspections and assessments, review of wastewater plans and designs, coordination with Public Health Inspectors, coordination and oversight of works carried out by third party contractors engaged by the Ministry, and attendance at related meetings, discussions and workshops • Prepare such technical, project management and progress reports and associated documentation as are required by the Programme Manager for implementation of the programme • Undertake such additional tasks as may be instructed from time to time by the WATSAN Manager and/or Programme Manager in connection with the work of the WATSAN Unit In addition to relevant qualiications, the successful applicant will have a demonstrable track record of work experience in a relevant trade or professional ield, with emphasis in the sanitation/wastewater sector being an advantage, strong communications skills and an enquiring, analytical mind. For this position, an interest in or understanding of water, wastewater and environmental protection will be a distinct advantage. Above all, the successful candidate must be passionate about making a diference to the long term well-being of the Cook Islands. If you would like to apply for this position, please submit a letter of application with a current cV to: Secretary Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning PO Box 120 rarotonga The closing date for applications is Friday, 20 September 2013. For more information please contact Tangi Taoro by phone on 20-321 or by email at tangi. /

Paciic Sports 360 host Jay Laga’aia. PHOTO EVA RINALDI/FLICKR 13091105



Tailoress Full time required for Inspiration of Raro. Must be able to carry out made to measure garments accurately and have vast experience in all aspects of alterations, adjustment sewing and working with diferent fabrics. call 70059 for Interview.


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ACCOMODATION MANANAGER can manage and handle the ofice works, bookings and cleaning duties. The applicant must be honest, reliable, hardworking and can work with minimum supervision and if you are interested for the position, please contact 54187. Application closes 14 September 2013.


ia Orana, On behalf of the Management & Players of the Avarua School Netball Team travelling to NZ to participate in the NZcT AIMS GAMES, we would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and give a special thank you to our Sponsors for their kind and generous support towards the team. YVONNE HEATHER - VONNIAS NANA MCKINLEY - TURTLES MOANA CHITTY TAUIRA - BOUNTY BOOK SHOP FLETCHER MELVIN - ISLAND CRAFT KAREN TAIREA God Bless, Meitaki Maata Minna Willie, Team Manager

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Au pair Live in nanny required for 4 children. Tiler Qualiied tiler required. Must have own tools. Experience with mosaics. Send cV to jane@ 73618 / /2293

overSeaS aDvertiSing We can place your message in newspapers around the world. We will get quotes for classiied advertisements and pre-billing. Contact our advertising department phone 22999 email:

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