Aitutaki Reef Keepers are working closely with schools and communities in Aitutaki in an effort to help, preserve and enhance the island’s huge lagoon and provide a more sustainable marine environment.
A bush fire lit up about 350 hectares of land on the Rangimotia hill on Wednesday of last week, destroying valuable pine and acacia trees on the island of Mangaia.
The “outburst” by lawyer and former Penrhyn MP Wilkie Rasmussen involving alleged government plans to establish a huge fishing base on the island belongs in “gaga-land,” says prime minister Henry Puna’s media adviser, Trevor Pitt.
ON an atoll 500 kilometres away from the Cooks capital are 63 highly excited Palmerston residents eager to get home to watch their new television sets to catch up on the daily local news.
Rev Yakilia Vailoa of the Cook Islands Christian Church of Mitiaro aptly summed up the women of Mitiaro’s wish to help reduce violence in their homes.