Outer Islands

Aitutaki women put a pin in it

Wednesday May 27, 2020

There are big smiles and excitement all around: one woman jumped for joy at making a pin cushion; another was pleased to be able to put a zipper on a garment instead of elastic.

Ministers charter flights north

Saturday May 23, 2020

Opposition Democratic Party says charter flights are for ‘political jaunt that will impoverish the government’ when it is struggling in Covid-19 crisis.

For the 12 passengers and nine crew embarking last night on the 1300km voyage north to Nassau and Pukapuka, this day had been a long time coming. 

The Pukapuka 6 have been reinstated in their jobs.

Papa Saitu a man of patience

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Papa Saitu Marsters had a lot of patience.

New emergency vehicles are part of a $3 million Japanese aid package.

Southern group island celebrate annual food festival. 

Packs for Pa Enua

Monday April 27, 2020

Care parcels destined for people in need in the Pa Enua are on their way, thanks to the New Zealand High Commission.

Few in Aitutaki resist curfew

Thursday April 23, 2020

Curfews on Aitutaki are being renewed despite Cook Islands being declared free of Covid-19.

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