The COP26 climate change conference 2021 concluded over the weekend in Glasgow, Scotland with a deal that falls short of hopes and expectations of the vulnerable smaller island nations, including the Cook Islands.
Cook Islands has been crowned the highest consumer of alcohol per capita in the world. The findings come as no surprise to those who have been calling for a clampdown on excessive alcohol consumption in the country.
Tauranga Vananga Ministry of Cultural Development and Cook Islands Tourism conducted their first cultural tour guide workshop for Aitutaki on Thursday, November 4, as a part of their joint commitments outlined in their five-year Memorandum of Understanding. It consisted of a lecture style workshop at the beginning and concluded with site visits to different areas […]
Aitutaki’s Kurāmo’o (Blue Lorikeet or Nunbird) has won the Manu o te Mataiti 2021 (Bird of the Year) award having collected about 4500 votes with the 'Ī'oi (Rarotonga Starling) coming in runner up with nearly 3500.
Next Shipment, the Cook Islands’ first online Mega Mall, has come up with a sustainable project idea to make use of the surplus polystyrene pieces that come with the 10,000 products that they sell on their site. Beanbag by beanbag, they are hoping to make a difference for the environment.
Cook Islands’ commitment to reclaim the landscape from invasive species was highlighted by the American multinational news-based pay television channel, CNN, in its Call To Earth Day segment yesterday.