Outer Islands

New emergency vehicles are part of a $3 million Japanese aid package.

Southern group island celebrate annual food festival. 

Packs for Pa Enua

Monday April 27, 2020

Care parcels destined for people in need in the Pa Enua are on their way, thanks to the New Zealand High Commission.

Few in Aitutaki resist curfew

Thursday April 23, 2020

Curfews on Aitutaki are being renewed despite Cook Islands being declared free of Covid-19.

Three households in the village of Tautu on Aitutaki has completed their 14 days of isolation without any issues.

An important and previously-unknown watercolour of Mangaia, painted by the surgeon’s mate on Captain Cook’s third voyage, has been purchased by a British museum.

The best job in the world

Friday April 03, 2020

Imagine: A remote tropical island of your own, far from the reach of Covid-19, where you would spend all your days swimming and fishing and relaxing on the beach with your partner.

Air Raro supplies the Pa Enua

Thursday April 02, 2020

Air Rarotonga has resumed outer islands flights, just for food supplies and other cargo.

On Thursday the island of Manihiki held a Covid-19 prayer service. “People are worried for their families on Rarotonga and overseas,” says Tukao school principal Apii Napa.

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