Environment

As you sow, so shall you reap

Tuesday September 22, 2020

Tamarind, Kātara‘apa - or Soursop - and three types of Star Apples were planted around the St Joseph’s School compound this month.

Joseph Brider: Walking on water

Saturday September 19, 2020

OPINION: Three new water walking insects have been identified in the Cook Islands, making a total of six. By Joseph Brider of Natural Heritage Trust.

Orchid lovers will be pleased to know that Rarotonga has its very own rare ground-orchid that is native (endemic) to the island and found nowhere else in the world.

Concerns over proposed ra’ui

Thursday September 17, 2020

Public consultation is underway to determine whether the government should introduce dedicated legislation to protect submarine cables in Cook Islands waters. 

Dirty dumpers!

Tuesday September 15, 2020

William Taripo is calling on those who have been dumping their rubbish at the old Panama dump to “stop!”.

Taripo says Infrastructure Cook Islands provides a rubbish collection service and he did not understand why some people do not use this service.

Resilient livelihoods project nears end

Wednesday September 09, 2020

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on outer islands projects discussed at the annual seminar. 

OPINION: Students give their insight into how our youth see our Ipukarea today.

Fisheries surveillance

Friday September 04, 2020

Cook Islands and other Pacific Island nations are working to maintain the monitoring and surveillance of fishing activities in their waters despite major challenges posed by Covid-19.

Planting to learn vital life skills

Thursday September 03, 2020

Trees provide nourishment, shade and shelter, and schools are benefitting from the tree planting project initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture.

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