The final day of the Manea Games saw runaway competition winners Aitutaki fairly quiet by their standards, as the netball and rugby sevens competition was dominated by Mauke and Mitiaro.
Former CI News journalist Jonathan Harwood has always wanted to visit the northern islands and recently he did just that, spending two weeks aboard the Taio Shipping Services cargo vessel Lady Moana as it sailed to Penryhn and Manihiki, with an unscheduled call at Atiu along the way. Here he shares the experience.
Police firearms officer Apolo Miria is on duty in the outer islands as part of the current gun amnesty, which will run until the end of the year.
EMERGENCY workers responded in a multi-agency coordinated emergency response exercise run by the Aitutaki Airport Authority on Tuesday afternoon.
Punanga Tauturu coordinator Rebeka Buchanan has visited Atiu in a bid to address social issues including domestic violence, family disputes, depression, youth offending, and mental health.
Internet capacity on the island of Mitiaro has been upgraded through the installation of a higher capacity microwave link from Atiu, 44 kilometres away.