Outer Islands

Southern islands keen on coconuts

Wednesday March 14, 2018

It’s all about the coconuts.

The Ministry of Agriculture is meeting this week with mayors and executive officers from all of the southern group islands to discuss implementation of their ‘Pa Enua Agriculture for Resilient Livelihoods’ (PEARL) programme.

The mystery surrounding an old fishing vessel detained at Aitutaki is starting to lift.

3D map made of Aitutaki

Thursday March 01, 2018

A Participatory 3-Dimensional (P3D) map of Aitutaki has been completed and handed over to the Aronga Mana and Aitutaki community after a three-member team from the Cook Islands National Environment Service (NES) travelled to the island for a week-long community workshop last month.

Passengers stranded in Palmerston

Wednesday February 28, 2018

A group of a dozen passengers bound for Pukapuka have been stranded on Palmerston Island for almost two weeks now and look likely to be there for at least another fortnight.

Atiu leads way in island learning

Thursday February 22, 2018

The Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute (CITTI) held a graduation ceremony in Atiu in late January to celebrate the success of 14 graduates.

India supports Mangaia

Wednesday February 21, 2018

The Mangaia Island Government (MIG) has secured financial assistance in the form of a grant by the Government of India for the purchase and supply of two 7000 litre tanks for a water trailer.

They’re modelling on Aitutaki

Monday February 12, 2018

A three-member team from the National Environment Service (NES) is travelling to Aitutaki today to map the island and construct a three-dimensional model of it during a week-long community workshop.

Prominent members of the Atiu community hope the successor to the Rongomatane throne will act as a role model for young Atiuans to come home.

Trip to Pukapuka is smooth sailing

Friday February 09, 2018

The Lady Moana departed for Palmerston and Pukapuka yesterday afternoon with 22 passengers aboard, ahead of warnings, later dropped, that Rarotonga could encounter heavy swells and high winds severe enough to require evacuation of the harbour by today.

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