Outer Islands

Giant patuki

Wednesday July 01, 2020

Fishermen on the island of Pukapuka are celebrating the extraordinary catch of a monstrous old reef fish.

The mayor of the country’s resort island Aitutaki faces an official probe into his affairs.

Ma‘uke has refurbished its nursery to provide seedlings, fruit trees and floriculture, and to support home gardens, and to assist the farmers and sustain their planting programme.

Manuae is under new management

Saturday June 13, 2020

Groundbreaking lawyer Janet Maki has been elected to the board that manages the unpopulated island of Manaue.

Awards to fund safety, signage

Thursday June 11, 2020

The eight villages on Aitutaki will each receive a shared cash grant from a pool of $5,000, from Te Vaka O Ru committee.

Black rocks for Atiu roads

Wednesday June 10, 2020

The sixth delivery of 50 bags of aggregates (black rock sand) departed for the island of Atiu at midday yesterday on board MV Lady Moana.

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.

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