The MV Taunga Nui at Avatiu port last November. 20112760
Crew onboard MV Taunga Nui all returned negative results after being tested for Covid-19 yesterday.
two weeks of travelling at sea from Brisbane, Australia, the crew managed to
bring across the newly purchased barge by Cook Islands General Transport.
managing director Cook Islands General Transport Malcolm Sword, together with
friends and families gathered for a blessing ceremony of the new barge after it
was granted permission to berth at the Avatiu wharf.
Ora health spokesperson Jaewynn McKay confirmed all crew members returned
negative results from the tests taken that morning.
this week, Principal Immigration Officer Kairangi Samuela advised that the
members include seven Fiji nationals and a New Zealand national.
said they received the negative Covid results for all crew dated October 28,
2020 completed on their arrival into Australia, and negative test results for all
crew members dated November 7 within the 96 hours while in 14-day quarantine.