Environment

The Ministry of Marine Resources started a three-day consultation on the Cook Islands Aquaculture Development Plan this Tuesday.

This weekly column is supplied by Te Ipukarea Society. It deals with conservation and environmental matters of interest to the Cook Islands.

A team of coastal engineers from Australia visited Rarotonga last week to help with the collection of data on nearshore ocean currents and water mixing processes outside the lagoon, as a part of the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai (MTVKTV) project.

Tamaariki off to turtle workshop

Thursday July 12, 2018

Ariki Adventures managing director Jules Tamaariki will represent the Cook Islands in a sea turtles conservation workshop in Suva, Fiji next week.

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat has congratulated Dr Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen on being appointed the next Director General of the Forum Fisheries Agency.

Te Ipukarea Society will hold their annual general meeting on July 10 at 6pm, at USP. 

Regional solidarity was the main message at the closing of the 15th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministers Meeting on Thursday.

Fisheries face complex issues

Thursday July 05, 2018

Issues involving Oceanic fisheries are becoming increasingly complex for the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), says outgoing director-general James Movick.

Incumbent Prime Minister Henry Puna is calling for a strong regional response to overcome the number of challenges in managing tuna stocks.

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