Outer Islands

Project to preserve Aitutaki lagoon

Friday December 08, 2017

A plan is being advanced to preserve Aitutaki lagoon, known as one of the most pristine lagoon environments in the world.

Marine scientists survey Manuae

Wednesday November 15, 2017

A team of marine scientists and local fisheries officers are conducting marine surveys and collecting vital baseline data in the outer islands.

Students make most of trip to Mangaia

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Apii Te Uki Ou Year 7 and 8 students left Rarotonga on Wednesday of last week for a visit to Mangaia.

Mauke resident June Hosking kindly provided CINews with a story and photos of Mauke’s biggest event of the year last Friday – the unveiling ceremony for long-time island resident and priest, Father John Rovers.

Unveiling huge event on Mauke

Monday November 13, 2017

The biggest event held on Mauke this year provided a colourful spectacle for the large crowd of locals and visitors who attended the unveiling ceremony of the late Father John Rovers on Friday of last week.

The BSP has launched two new agencies in the outer islands, at the Super Brown store on Atiu and Babes Trading on Mangaia.

The Ministry of Marine Resources Cook Islands (MMR) hosted a ceremony for the handover of two walk-in freezers for the Fishing Associations of Manihiki and Rakahanga on Wednesday.

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.

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