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A team of marine scientists and local fisheries officers are conducting marine surveys and collecting vital baseline data in the outer islands.
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.
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 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.
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.
Police firearms officer Apolo Miria is on duty in the outer islands as part of the current gun amnesty, which will run until the end of the year.