Outer Islands

Stricken ship washed into harbour

Thursday February 08, 2018

Stranded cargo vessel Moana Nui has been washed off the reef in Nassau and is now blocking the entrance to the island’s harbour as bad weather pounds the northern group island.

Trip to Penryhn proves problematic

Wednesday February 07, 2018

A shark researcher is one of several people stranded on Rarotonga because of the lack of a regular shipping service to Penrhyn.

Atiuans give thanks for funeral help

Tuesday February 06, 2018

The secretary of the Atiu community has extended a big meitaki to all of those who help organise the funeral of the late Ada Teaupurepure Rongomatane Ariki.

Palmerston online education plea...

Monday February 05, 2018

A Palmerston official has made an impassioned plea to telecoms minister Mark Brown to improve their online service.

Waste issues worse on outer islands

Friday February 02, 2018

Rarotonga residents have well-documented problems with their waste disposal practices, but on the outer islands, the situation is even worse.

This obituary for the late Ada Te-Au-Purepure Rongomatane Ariki Nicholls was kindly provided by the House of Ariki

Emergency medical flight from Atiu

Wednesday January 10, 2018

The Health ministry has confirmed there was an emergency medical flight from Atiu to Rarotonga on Thursday of last week.

Black Fern Toka Natua spent her Christmas break in Aitutaki – the island she hails from.

Tropical Christmas joy reached Aitutaki last week as people on the island flocked to witness the Santa Parade on Saturday, December 16.

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