More Top Stories

League

Nines in Paradise thrills

9 January 2024

League
Athletics
Athletics

The year in sports 2023

31 December 2023

Features

2023 year in review

31 December 2023

Economy
Rugby league

Moana target 2025 World Cup

11 November 2022

Return to the blue lagoon

Saturday 28 March 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Environment

Share

Return to the blue lagoon
Ponu, the turtle having a great time in the lagoon, learning to be a turtle and getting ready for her release. Here she is swimming in the lagoon near the Rarotongan. 20032616 / Marine Eco Centre

There’s an unexpected casualty of the Covid-19 travel ban: Ponu the miracle turtle is stranded too. Ponu the turtle will not be released until the Covid-19 pandemic measures in Rarotonga have ended.

There’s an unexpected casualty of the Covid-19 travel ban: Ponu the miracle turtle is stranded too. Ponu the turtle will not be released until the Covid-19 pandemic measures in Rarotonga have ended.


To continue reading this article and to support our journalism

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE NOW
for as little as $11 per month.

- Up to date and breaking news
- Includes access to Premium content
- Videos and online classifieds

Already a subscriber, click here

Our people. Our news. First.