Outer Islands

High level talks set for Aitutaki

Thursday March 24, 2016

The fifth Joint Ministerial Forum (JMF) between the Cook Islands and New Zealand will be held in Aitutaki next week.

Thirteen water tanks were handed over to the Atiu Island Government yesterday.

Merchant of Paradise board chairman Frederick Webb says the people of Penrhyn (Tongareva) have yet to take a look at the group’s Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) group for their island.

Email error sparks Penrhyn row

Tuesday March 01, 2016

Information used by lawyer Wilkie Rasmussen to reveal that government has been considering plans to develop the island as a giant hub for fishing boats in the region, appears to have come from an email accidentally sent to Rasmussen by Ministry of Marine Resources secretary Ben Ponia.

Atiu AGM to find new officers

Wednesday February 10, 2016

The Atiu Rarotonga community will focus on the election of new office bearers to lead the Atiu Rarotonga Community this year.

Taputu Mariri and Teva Simiona have completed a round of meetings in Mangaia to garner island support for the Advocacy to Action Campaign by the Cook Islands National Council of Women to eliminate violence in our homes by 2020.

The Palmerston Island Hostel Trust Board has issued a statement to clarify what appears to be some confusion around election of trustees to the board.

Aitutaki views draft whale policy

Monday February 08, 2016

A public consultation on the draft Whale Sanctuary Policy was held in Aitutaki last Monday. 

Mauke’s Oiretumu Cook Islands Christian Church was returned to its former glory just in time for Christmas thanks to the hard work and dedication of its congregation.

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