Outer Islands

Parua Ariki Upokoina Kea has kindly donated five framed photographs to his home island’s hostel.

The Marsters families are enthused with the progress of the Palmerston House site since work started on February 4.

The committee overseeing the construction of Palmerston House has set July 8, 2019, as the opening date of the building.

Safety rails off to Mangaia

Friday February 01, 2019

The elderly and people with disability (Elderbility) living on the island of Mangaia will soon receive “grab hand rails” that will help out with daily usual routines of their lives.

It will be an exciting year for the Palmerston community as they prepare for the groundbreaking ceremony for Palmerston House.

Aitutaki makes waves on Shipwrecked

Tuesday January 15, 2019

Britain’s Channel 4 reality show Shipwrecked will feature Aitutaki after being filmed on the island last year.

Community members in the Pa Enua want spread and jam jars to reuse for bottling jams and chutneys - and they are calling on Rarotonga residents to save theirs from the rubbish. 

Aitutaki litter warden inspires change

Thursday December 27, 2018

Employed by the non-government organisation Aitutaki’s Conservation Trust (ACT) warden, Varema Ruahe’s days are spent beautifying Aitutaki.

With motorbikes featuring on the cargo lists of boats going to the southern islands over the last few weeks, there could be a noticeable increase in traffic in the Pa Enua during the Christmas holidays. 

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