Outer Islands

The government’s ambitious target of having the Cook Islands 100 per cent reliant on renewable energy by 2020 continues to move forward.

Science sparks Mauke creativity

Monday August 07, 2017

Making that happen for students at Mauke School requires creative resourcing, gifts from friends and family, and many days and nights thinking, planning and preparing.

PM’s plane pulls up short

Tuesday August 01, 2017

A routine Air Raro flight transporting prime minister Henry Puna to Manihiki on Saturday morning abruptly stopped while taxiing to the passenger drop-off point when its front wheel became stuck in the runway sand.

Volunteer teachers in Aitutaki

Tuesday July 25, 2017

Travel Teacher volunteers arrived for their first project in Aitutaki on July 8 in partnership with Araura College.

Three priceless stone pre-European artefacts have been returned to the Cook Islands.

Manihiki clean-up a pearler

Thursday June 29, 2017

The Manihiki Lagoon Clean-Up Project has reached its half-way point, with work reported to be progressing well.

Penrhyn blew budget by $67k

Thursday June 29, 2017

Progressive overspending of the Penrhyn Island Administration personnel budget became so serious that the Ministry of Finance withheld bulk funding for four months to the island last year.

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) met with Aitutaki Island Government last week and received strong support for the development of the proposed Aitutaki Lagoon Management Plan.

The Business Trade Investment Board (BTIB) began a series of free workshops in Aitutaki yesterday focusing on improving the skills and knowledge of business owners and other interested people.

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