Outer Islands

New bid to stimulate agriculture

Saturday March 24, 2018

The week-long meeting to discuss the Cook Islands Ridge to Reef programme “Pa Enua Agriculture for Resilient Livelihoods” (PEARL) finished last week on a high note, said Ministry of Agriculture policy director Patrick Arioka.

Tiare Taporo to sail in April

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Almost two years after its last voyage, the Tiare Taporo is set to sail to the northern islands again.

Grant a boost for Mitiaro

Monday March 19, 2018

Financial assistance from the government of India has allowed the construction of sanitation facilities on Mitiaro.

Southern islands keen on coconuts

Wednesday March 14, 2018

It’s all about the coconuts.

The Ministry of Agriculture is meeting this week with mayors and executive officers from all of the southern group islands to discuss implementation of their ‘Pa Enua Agriculture for Resilient Livelihoods’ (PEARL) programme.

The mystery surrounding an old fishing vessel detained at Aitutaki is starting to lift.

3D map made of Aitutaki

Thursday March 01, 2018

A Participatory 3-Dimensional (P3D) map of Aitutaki has been completed and handed over to the Aronga Mana and Aitutaki community after a three-member team from the Cook Islands National Environment Service (NES) travelled to the island for a week-long community workshop last month.

Passengers stranded in Palmerston

Wednesday February 28, 2018

A group of a dozen passengers bound for Pukapuka have been stranded on Palmerston Island for almost two weeks now and look likely to be there for at least another fortnight.

Atiu leads way in island learning

Thursday February 22, 2018

The Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute (CITTI) held a graduation ceremony in Atiu in late January to celebrate the success of 14 graduates.

India supports Mangaia

Wednesday February 21, 2018

The Mangaia Island Government (MIG) has secured financial assistance in the form of a grant by the Government of India for the purchase and supply of two 7000 litre tanks for a water trailer.

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