Outer Islands

Nukuroa School students on the Pa Enua of Mitiaro are writing and drawing up a storm after receiving boxes of stationery delivered to their school recently by the Cook Islands Red Cross Society.

Fish transferred

Tuesday May 31, 2016

Two FOREIGN vessels photographed off Pukapuka are believed to have been transhipping fish.

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) has deployed three additional deep water fish aggregating devices (FADs) to assist the artisanal (small-scale) fishers of Aitutaki. 

Atiu supports student march

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Pupils from Atiu’s Enuamanu school took part in the Cook Islands’ anti-bullying campaign last Friday, starting with a march from the school through the five villages on the island.

HAVING just celebrated her 92nd birthday last month, Sarah Tupou Tina Marsters has two pieces of advice for young people – have a positive attitude towards life and always eat balanced meals.

Chamber of Commerce president Stephen Lyon’s calls to make Aitutaki airport the country’s second international airport has met with criticism from stakeholders on the island.

Te Ipukarea Society’s waste management project has wriggled its way to Mauke School.

Widespread pa’ua (clam) bleaching has been reported in Manihiki this month as the global bleaching event continues as a result of the current strong El Niño.

Fifteen year old Mitiaro School student Tiana Haxton values the environment as “a gift to life.”

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