Outer Islands

The New Zealand Defence Force and personnel from around the world are heading to the northern group as part of a military exercise aimed at strengthening disaster relief and lending a helping hand.

Judge blocks compo fund raid

Thursday August 27, 2015

Government’s recent attempts to raid Manihiki land compensation funds held by the Justice Ministry to pay selected people have been categorically blocked by Justice Patrick Savage in a recent Land Court sitting.

Atiu hosts cultural fundraiser

Friday August 21, 2015

The Atiu community in Rarotonga is holding another fundraiser tonight to collect funds to help with the completion of their hostel on the island.

Senior students in the northern islands are all set to help combat climate change on their islands following workshops last month.

Atiu school to celebrate 50th

Thursday August 13, 2015

Atiu’s Enuamanu School is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary next month.

Aussie mini-van helps Mangaia

Wednesday August 05, 2015

Australia’s ‘50th birthday’ present to the Cook Islands will benefit the island of Mangaia.

A team  of overseas students and their professors is visiting the Cook Islands monitoring the Aitutaki Lagoon as part of their of their environmental studies.

People loss a festival risk

Thursday July 30, 2015

The risk of indirectly helping to depopulate sister islands by bringing Pa Enua teams to Rarotonga to compete in Te Maeva Nui has to be accepted by government, says Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna.

Pa Enua viability ‘obsolete’

Thursday July 30, 2015

If the outer islands were viewed as a family business with outputs versus inputs, they would certainly be insolvent, says Opposition MP James Beer.

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