Environment

We can help to clean the world

Monday September 07, 2015

The Cook Islands will be joining 40 million people in more than 100 countries to take part in ‘Clean up the World’ activities this month.

Careless growers ‘irresponsible’

Friday September 04, 2015

Ministry of Agriculture secretary Dr Mat Purea says it’s irresponsible of Rarotonga growers to leave empty pesticides and weed killer containers lying in their gardens.

Whale season makes a splash

Monday September 07, 2015

This year’s whale season has made a significant splash with humpback whales breaching left right and centre to the delight of tourists.

Having a whale of a time...

Thursday September 03, 2015

This stunning shot of a humpback whale breaching off Avarua, Rarotonga on Tuesday was taken by Ola Thorsen from the US Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand.

Transforming food scraps into valuable compost has been made easy thanks to innovation and a little island ingenuity.

Eco retreat celebrates opening

Monday August 24, 2015

A casual celebration marked the opening of the innovative Ikurangi Eco Retreat in Matavera last Friday afternoon.

Whiteware waste wanted

Friday August 21, 2015

Recycling Cook Islands is asking Rarotonga residents to take advantage of a programme to dispose of disused whiteware by bringing their used appliances to their head office in Tutakimoa.

Emergency Management Cook Islands (EMCI), Red Cross and Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) along with Mitiaro Administration office and Mitiaro College students embarked on a the survey exercise on Mitiaro in early June. 

Readiness call is for everyone

Tuesday August 18, 2015

If there is one message that needs to get out into the public in relation to disaster preparedness, it is that it’s everyone’s responsibility.

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