Outer Islands

Mangaia supporters dig deep for umu

Saturday November 16, 2019

The popular goat meat ta renga meals ran out in the morning – but still, people queued politely for orders of barbeque and umu plates at the Mangaia Rarotonga community fundraiser yesterday.

Ferry services during festive season

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Government will be looking at overseas vessels to provide inter ferry services to Cook Islanders during the festive season.

Cashing in on Aitutaki

Saturday November 09, 2019

Access to cash on the island of Aitutaki has been made easier with the installation of a second ATM at the airport.

North islands run out of petrol

Saturday November 02, 2019

Northern Group islands are suffering shortages after detention of Taio Shipping boats. 

Uncertainty over rhinoceros beetle

Tuesday September 10, 2019

There is a growing dispute between Penrhyn islanders and the Agriculture ministry about whether coconut rhinoceros beetles have infested their trees.

The Cook Islands barge once named Layar Mas left our shores for the Bahamas.

The Mitiaro island airstrip is closed short term for maintenance work which starts today.

Mitiaro turns out to fish

Friday April 26, 2019

The whole island was at the wharf in Mitiaro over two days during Easter to either compete or support the islands’ first official fishing competition.

Fears for the safety of fellow fishermen on an outer island have prompted a Rarotonga club into action.

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