Outer Islands

Tropic Twilight all go on Penrhyn

Monday September 14, 2015

Exercise Tropic Twilight continues in Penrhyn and reports of issues with the New Zealand Defence Force aircraft have been put to rest.

‘Mynanators’ triumph on Atiu

Friday September 11, 2015

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.

Tank project in full swing

Friday September 11, 2015

Tropic Twilight is in full swing with a new fuel depot in sight for Penrhyn.

Mangaia gets to learn about Just Play

Saturday September 05, 2015

Mangaia was introduced to the Just Play football programme with a two-day workshop involving eight teachers and community group leaders last week.

Military exercise boost for islands

Tuesday September 08, 2015

A 60-strong multinational military operation led by the New Zealand Defence Force is on Penrhyn upgrading critical facilities on the island.

Focus on Suwarrow

Tuesday September 08, 2015

Biosecurity of the Cook Islands’ most treasured island was the agenda of an important meeting last week.

Exercise has exciting start

Wednesday September 02, 2015

There was plenty of excitement on Penryhn on Monday afternoon when the long-awaited Exercise Twilight began with the arrival of the first RNZAF Hercules aircraft.

Atiu crusher on schedule

Wednesday September 02, 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Hon Teariki Heather with his staff from Infrastructure Cook Islands travelled to Atiu last week to begin installation of the Atiu crusher plant.

Demos slam PM’s ‘favours’

Saturday August 29, 2015

From the still-raging Pacific Schooners debacle to the Manihiki land compensation scandal, Democratic Party leader William ‘Smiley’ Heather says he has plenty of questions for Prime Minister Henry Puna. 

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