Construction at the Avana and Turangi intake sites is progressing well and expected to be complete by the end of April 2019, the project management unit for the project says.
Delays by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in making payments to the contractor working on the Cook Islands renewable energy project will not delay the ambitious venture.
Discarded disposable diapers (nappies) make up about 14 per cent of the waste at the Arorangi landfill, revealed a survey conducted by Infrastructure Cook Islands.
Recently Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce president Tangata Fletcher Melvin, had a conversation with Marae Moana director Jacqui Evans that changed the way he understands the marine park.
Yesterday was the last day of the annual meeting of the Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), more commonly known as the Tuna Commission, and the Cook Islands delegation is confident of some positive outcomes.
The community on the island of Mangaia was the first in the Pa Enua (outer islands) to receive the latest seabed minerals update presentation on Wednesday last week, in the meeting house in the main village of Oneroa.
Key representatives from government agencies, civil society and non-government organisations (NGOs) gathered on Thursday last week for the Pa Enua Action for Resilient Livelihoods (PEARL) inception workshop at the USP Campus.