Outer Islands

The Nikao Growers Association has received a timely boost to acquire much needed materials to help improve the productivity of its members.

On Thursday last week, the Rakahanga Vaine Tini joined with the Rakahanga Fishing Association members to hear a presentation from Cook Islands National Council of Women president Vaine Wichman on the main findings from Te Ata o te Ngakau’ report.

The former chairman of the Aitutaki Power Station Authority is adamant all funds accumulated by the entity from the island’s residents paying their power bills, rightfully belongs there.

Atiu should lead itself, says Brown

Wednesday March 29, 2017

A government of national unity would let Atiu and not the Cook Islands government, run the island, says Atiu MP and opposition coalition parliamentary leader, Rose Brown.

College gears up for music

Tuesday March 14, 2017

Aitutaki’s Araura College has established a performing arts department, with local teachers taking up the roles of music, dance and drama teachers.

Without a safe and supporting environment for those suffering the effects of domestic violence and other problems, the outer islands will be confronted by the emergence of serious social issues that have so far remained hidden, says Punanga Tauturu Inc (PTI) co-ordinator Rebeka Buchanan.

Araura College on Aitutaki has chosen its student leaders for the 2017 school year.

New ATM on Aitutaki first

Thursday March 02, 2017

The ANZ has installed the Cook Islands’ first ever touch-screen ATM at its Aitutaki branch. 

The Ministry of Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) planning and design and civil works divisions are preparing to launch a road sealing project on Aitutaki, involving the resealing of 20kms of existing roads and the sealing of 6kms of new roads on the island.

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