Technology

NES gathers e-waste info

Friday May 29, 2015

THE National Environment Services (NES) is calling on the public to supply information on how much white ware and e-waste is out there on the island.

The government of India is looking to establish an India-Cook Islands Centre of Excellence in Information Technology on Rarotonga.

Bid to improve data collection

Thursday March 22, 2018

Cook Islands statistician Taggy Tangimetua has joined representatives from nine other Pacific Island nations at the Pacific Sustainable Development Social Indicators Survey Design Workshop in Suva, Fiji. 

Telecom has warned Samsung Galaxy S4 users that a new downloadable software upgrade issued by the smartphone manufacturer can cause problems.

Rakahanga running on solar power

Friday December 05, 2014

After much anticipation, Rakahanga made Cook Islands history on Wednesday by becoming the first island in the Cook Islands to be virtually 100 per cent solar powered. 

Cook Islands power plans turning heads

Saturday November 29, 2014

The $24.28 million fund which aims to deliver renewable energy to all Cook Islands by 2020 is gaining attention overseas.

Supporters at this year’s Vaka Eiva competition are in for a treat, even if they aren’t on the island!

Staff keep up with survey technology

Thursday November 06, 2014

Field staff who are required to assist in the set out and maintenance of civil work sites including road works along with local technicians are among a group taking advantage of the ‘survey and set out’ short course on offer at the Faculty of Trades and Technology.

Solar project feeding Raro’s grid

Saturday October 18, 2014

This week, Rarotonga’s largest-ever renewable energy plant went online – adding considerable momentum to the Government’s goal of having the Cook Islands 100 per cent powered by renewable energy by 2020.

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