Minister of Internal Affairs Albert Nicholas visited several Government funded social assistance projects on Mangaia last week and was impressed with the positive impact that the assistance has achieved.
The crucial new fuel depot on Penrhyn is beginning to take shape at Omoko wharf, thanks to the hardworking Exercise Tropic Twilight contingent.
While most teenagers’ ‘squad goals’ include fun times and luxurious living, the Araura College Enviro squad only want to promote environmental awareness within their school and community.
The colourful kura can finally fly freely on Atiu thanks to the sheer determination of the island’s people to eradicate myna birds from the Southern Group atoll.
Mangaia was introduced to the Just Play football programme with a two-day workshop involving eight teachers and community group leaders last week.
A 60-strong multinational military operation led by the New Zealand Defence Force is on Penrhyn upgrading critical facilities on the island.