Outer Islands

Fifteen year old Mitiaro School student Tiana Haxton values the environment as “a gift to life.”

Aitutaki was buzzing with excitement on Friday during the launch of the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation’s Kia Orana Values Project.

A recent workshop held on Aitutaki has urged all involved in the island’s biosecurity to work together.

Born in 1894, Solomon Isaacs grew up in the village of Tautu on Aitutaki in the Cook Islands before migrating to Auckland as a teenager.

Northern life revises perceptions

Saturday April 30, 2016

I have been living in Tongareva on and off to fulfil a promise made to my father to go back and work for our people, and to complete a research thesis in my own time.

Aitutaki contributes about a quarter of the total tourism earnings in the Cook Islands.

Cook Islands National Council of Women coordinator, Taputukura Mariri made a big contribution towards the understanding of violence against women and families at the Cook Islands Christian Youth Convention in Mitiaro earlier this month.

Luxury plans for Penrhyn hub

Friday April 29, 2016

As well as developing a transhipment hub for commercial fishing activity at Omoka on Penrhyn (Tongareva), the Merchant of Paradise group wants to build plush resorts and accommodation on the remote northern island.

In a bid to improve the tourism industry, the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation engage with various stakeholders associated with the business in a forum it will host on Aitutaki tomorrow.

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