Outer Islands

Schooner situation uncertain

Tuesday July 07, 2015

Other options will be considered if Pacific Schooners cannot deliver on its promise to transport dancers back to their home islands after 2015 Te Maeva Nui celebrations.

Penryhn visit costs $20,000

Monday July 06, 2015

A pricey trip by the Prime Minister to Penrhyn to officially open a solar project has raised some eyebrows.

THE COOK Islands Government has hired an Australian specialist power and water consulting firm to help with its renewable energy project in the Southern Group islands.

Prime Minister Henry Puna is leading a delegation to Penrhyn today to ‘put the icing on the cake’ for the $1.4 million Te Tautua village solar project.

More than a week after two Manihiki residents who went missing while fishing were located after a long search, details have emerged of the dramatic rescue.

Speaker of the House Nikki Rattle took time at the start of yesterday’s first sitting of Parliament to praise all involved in the successful search and rescue of two Manihiki fishermen at the weekend.

Increased funding to the Social Impact Funds will help the most vulnerable communities in the Pa Enua.

Mamas and papas on Rakahanga and Manihiki got into the ‘tech zone’ earlier this month with a computer tablet training workshop. 

‘Powerful’ upgrade for Atiu

Thursday May 28, 2015

There will be no more power outages and weak power connections in Atiu if a new system upgrade achieves the desired results. 

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