Outer Islands

Email error sparks Penrhyn row

Tuesday March 01, 2016

Information used by lawyer Wilkie Rasmussen to reveal that government has been considering plans to develop the island as a giant hub for fishing boats in the region, appears to have come from an email accidentally sent to Rasmussen by Ministry of Marine Resources secretary Ben Ponia.

Atiu AGM to find new officers

Wednesday February 10, 2016

The Atiu Rarotonga community will focus on the election of new office bearers to lead the Atiu Rarotonga Community this year.

Taputu Mariri and Teva Simiona have completed a round of meetings in Mangaia to garner island support for the Advocacy to Action Campaign by the Cook Islands National Council of Women to eliminate violence in our homes by 2020.

The Palmerston Island Hostel Trust Board has issued a statement to clarify what appears to be some confusion around election of trustees to the board.

Aitutaki views draft whale policy

Monday February 08, 2016

A public consultation on the draft Whale Sanctuary Policy was held in Aitutaki last Monday. 

Mauke’s Oiretumu Cook Islands Christian Church was returned to its former glory just in time for Christmas thanks to the hard work and dedication of its congregation.

Aitutaki residents pray for rain

Thursday January 07, 2016

Aitutaki residents are praying for a heavy downpour of rain after months of enduring a major water shortage on the island.

A proud day for Atiuans everywhere

Wednesday December 23, 2015

Last Friday’s official opening of the new Atiu hostel was a huge occasion, with hundreds of guests celebrating the completion of the three story building.

They’ve done it! Atiu hostel opens

Saturday December 19, 2015

Amidst much fanfare and feasting, the Atiu Hostel in Tupapa was officially opened yesterday.

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