Shaun Bamber

Shaun Bamber

Ships return to safe harbour

Wednesday February 14, 2018

Avatiu Harbour reopened yesterday morning, allowing ships that had departed following last Friday’s evacuation order to return to port.

Nikao beach gets rubbished yet again

Tuesday February 13, 2018

It only took a few days for Nikao beach to once again become littered with rubbish after a concerted cleanup effort by Air New Zealand staff and their families and friends last weekend.

Heavy seas cut voyage to the north

Tuesday February 13, 2018

At least one of the Lady Moana’s passengers seems to have made the right call when a chance of heavy seas convinced them to opt out of the boat’s planned voyage to Pukapuka via Palmerston and Nassau last week.

PSL told to pay up or go to court

Tuesday February 13, 2018

Pay what you owe, get your vessel operational, and do it now – or deal with it in court.

Hit and run wrecks family’s hedge

Monday February 12, 2018

A vehicle running off the road in Tikioki between 1am and 2am on Friday morning destroyed a local family’s hedge, as well as knocking over two road signs.

They’re modelling on Aitutaki

Monday February 12, 2018

A three-member team from the National Environment Service (NES) is travelling to Aitutaki today to map the island and construct a three-dimensional model of it during a week-long community workshop.

Bottles of mass-produced coconut cooking oil are being passed off as the medicinal herbal ointment akari pi, also known as “Mauke miracle oil”.

Room for more brooms

Monday February 12, 2018

Like skinning cats, there’s more than one way to make a kikau broom.

Airline team cleans up

Wednesday February 07, 2018

More than 20 Air New Zealand staff members and their family and friends came together on Saturday to clean up Nikao Beach.

Proud Palmerstonians

Tuesday February 06, 2018

A group of Palmerston students in Rarotonga have made their families at home very proud, having recently attained NCEA qualifications at Levels 1 and 2 in various subjects.

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