Outer Islands

Aitutaki defends Manea Games

Monday October 23, 2017

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.

Gun checks move to outer islands

Tuesday October 17, 2017

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. 

Exercise puts Aitutaki on alert

Friday October 13, 2017

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.

Manihiki clean-up completed

Friday October 06, 2017

The Manihiki Lagoon clean-up project was successfully completed recently.

Grant boosts Aitutaki water storage

Thursday October 05, 2017

Aitutaki is the third lucky recipient of a grant from the Japanese Grassroots Human Security project.

Exciting times ahead for Atiu

Monday October 02, 2017

Plans are already being made by the Atiu community as they prepare to travel to Tahiti in December 2018 for the Atiu Island Trust Conference.

Mitiaro mobile network up with the play

Wednesday September 27, 2017

Internet capacity on the island of Mitiaro has been upgraded through the installation of a higher capacity microwave link from Atiu, 44 kilometres away.

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