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The Nikao Growers Association has received a timely boost to acquire much needed materials to help improve the productivity of its members.
On Thursday last week, the Rakahanga Vaine Tini joined with the Rakahanga Fishing Association members to hear a presentation from Cook Islands National Council of Women president Vaine Wichman on the main findings from Te Ata o te Ngakau’ report.
The former chairman of the Aitutaki Power Station Authority is adamant all funds accumulated by the entity from the island’s residents paying their power bills, rightfully belongs there.
A government of national unity would let Atiu and not the Cook Islands government, run the island, says Atiu MP and opposition coalition parliamentary leader, Rose Brown.
Without a safe and supporting environment for those suffering the effects of domestic violence and other problems, the outer islands will be confronted by the emergence of serious social issues that have so far remained hidden, says Punanga Tauturu Inc (PTI) co-ordinator Rebeka Buchanan.
The Ministry of Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) planning and design and civil works divisions are preparing to launch a road sealing project on Aitutaki, involving the resealing of 20kms of existing roads and the sealing of 6kms of new roads on the island.