Cook Islands ranks among the world’s worst affected in terms of casualties and people impacted by disasters, the European Commission says. It names Cook Islands as one of the badly-affected Pacific nations.
As a way of ensuring that Cook Islands border is protected, outer island agriculture officers are undergoing a special training to be part of the biosecurity team.
Henry Puna has pledged to promote the implementation of a key fishing vessel safety treaty known as the Cape Town Agreement of 2012.
Te Ipukarea Society is a not-for-profit charity that relies on public assistance. Emma Kainuku-Walsh is one of our hard-working volunteers doing environmental education, guiding cross-island walks, and helping in the Takitumu Conservation Area.