Outer Islands

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.

Six times Papa Metu Ruatoe has led the Mangaia team to Rarotonga to compete in Te Maeva Nui celebrations – he’s back again for the big 50 and wishes rules could’ve been changed a bit to allow greater onstage participation.

Bras could travel even further

Wednesday July 22, 2015

Women from the pa enua could be going home sporting a new bra or two courtesy of a gymnasium in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands.

Maeva Nui arrivals continue

Thursday July 09, 2015

The mighty RR Revi French naval vessel was docked at Avatiu Harbour yesterday morning as part of the French government’s assistance for Te Maeva Nui transport.

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.

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