Environment

Lessons on our environment

Wednesday September 30, 2015

On Monday evening the 11 Miss Cook Islands contestants turned their heads to learning about our environment.

Cleanup campaign gets a helping hand

Saturday September 19, 2015

Helping hands. People turned up in numbers to contribute to the ‘Cleanup the Cook Islands 2015’ campaign on Rarotonga yesterday.

Port joins cleanup campaign

Friday September 18, 2015

The Cook Islands Ports Authority is joining hands with the National Environment Service (NES) in today’s clean-up campaign.

Plastic bag fee helps environment

Friday September 18, 2015

As a further step in fighting the ongoing battle against plastic bags ending up in Rarotonga’s landfill, CITC will raise the price of its plastic shopping bags to 20 cents on Clean up the World Day, today.

The Te Ipukarea Society is launching a campaign against the hazardous and illegal act of burning toxic rubbish in the Cook Islands.

Calling all solution-finders

Friday September 04, 2015

Calling all solution finders – this year’s Lagoon Day organisers are looking for bright sparks with innovative ideas to protect the country’s precious waters.

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.

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