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Vaka reaches Suwarrow, rat eradication underway

Friday 17 June 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National

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Vaka reaches Suwarrow, rat  eradication underway
Vaka Marumaru Atua anchored close to Suwarrow during its visit last year. Picture: SEI PHOTOGRAPHY/22061312

The Vaka Marumaru Atua crew and Te Ipukarea Society (TIS) members have arrived in Suwarrow last week, and teamed up to lay rat bait on small motu to eradicate the pests which threaten the bird sanctuary.

The Vaka Marumaru Atua crew and Te Ipukarea Society (TIS) members have arrived in Suwarrow last week, and teamed up to lay rat bait on small motu to eradicate the pests which threaten the bird sanctuary.


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