The Adaptation Fund Cook Islands programme – aimed at strengthening national and local capacity for monitoring and decision making to reduce risks associated with climate change - launched its first outreach in Aitutaki last month.
The upgrade of the Rarotonga Resource Recovery Centre is expected to draw attention and get people to fill a number of vacant positions at the landfill.
After the successful completion of Jessie Tepora Nicholson’s internship earlier this year, Te Ipukarea Society has now employed Charlee McLean as an intern for a two-month period. Charlee is from Vaimaanga, and went to school at Avarua Primary, spending four years of high school in Perth, Australia before returning home to Rarotonga.
Muri Environment Care (MEC) is inviting the Ngatangiia community to join in the beach-planting exercise on Monday March 4 at 4.30 pm.
The National Environment Service (NES) handed over waste disposal signs to Punanga Nui Market earlier this week to help with the upkeep of the popular spot.
The perception that too much authority may be vested in the minister responsible is among wide-ranging public concerns raised over the controversial draft seabed minerals law.