Outer Islands

Aitutaki residents pray for rain

Thursday January 07, 2016

Aitutaki residents are praying for a heavy downpour of rain after months of enduring a major water shortage on the island.

A proud day for Atiuans everywhere

Wednesday December 23, 2015

Last Friday’s official opening of the new Atiu hostel was a huge occasion, with hundreds of guests celebrating the completion of the three story building.

They’ve done it! Atiu hostel opens

Saturday December 19, 2015

Amidst much fanfare and feasting, the Atiu Hostel in Tupapa was officially opened yesterday.

Araura Café a real success

Thursday November 12, 2015

Araura College’s Kaveinga Ora class put their best dishes forward and paired them with excellent service for the hospitality component of their course.

Atiu hostel meeting tonight

Thursday November 05, 2015

After seven years of picking up and putting down tools, the people of Atiu are set to finally have a place to call home on Rarotonga with the opening of their hostel next month.

Upset over land taken by warrant

Friday October 30, 2015

Manihiki land claimants are becoming increasingly upset after government took land by warrant for solar power farms rather than leasing it, claiming they were misled from the outset.

Visit makes mama’s day

Friday October 23, 2015

The Aitutaki Disability Centre recently hosted two special guests: Miss South Pacific, Latafale Auva’a and current Miss Cook Islands Felicia George.

Mauke unga survey completed

Tuesday October 20, 2015

The Mauke unga (coconut crab) survey coordinated by the National Environment Service (NES) has been completed.

Busy times on Tongareva...

Saturday October 17, 2015

Tongareva is largely untouched by the complications of 21st century life.  Existence for the people of Penrhyn, the northernmost of the Cook Islands, centres around family, church, and all that comes with being a part of a proud community.

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