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.
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.
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.
The Cook Islands can officially start accepting bids from companies wanting to explore the ocean floor for minerals in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone.