Outer Islands

Autism awareness reaches Northern Group islands

Thursday 21 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

Autism Cook Islands is pleased to extend their vision to some of the Northern Group islands including Manihiki, Rakahanga and Penrhyn, by donating resources helpful in raising awareness for the schools on those islands.

National


PM on Aitutaki for opening of Bi-Centennial celebrations

Thursday 21 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

The official opening of the Aitutaki Bi-Centennial celebrations begins this morning at 9am at Orongo Park.

National


Ports Authority attends Aitutaki Careers Expo

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National, Outer Islands

More than 200 students on Aitutaki attended the Careers Expo at Araura College that was held last month.

Local


Aitutaki gets set to host 200-year Bi-Centennial opening ceremony

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

Aitutaki is in full swing and ready for the 200 Bi-Centennial celebrations that starts tomorrow with a grand opening ceremony from 9am at Orongo Park.

National


Tenderly growing vegies in Penrhyn

Monday 18 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

The principal of Manihiki’s Tukao and Tauhunu schools Anna Rauru was ecstatic to receive a delivery of “fresh and delicious” home grown vegetables from the island of Penrhyn.

National


Government tour on ‘progressing northern projects’

Saturday 16 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

The Prime Minister and Minister Responsible for the Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC), Mark Brown, returned with the other members of his government delegation from a successful mission to the Northern Group yesterday.

National


Aitutaki children turn up in large numbers to get jabbed

Saturday 16 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National, Outer Islands

Youth aged 12 to 15 in Aitutaki received their first dose of the Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine on Friday.

Health


Raro elderly excited to join Aitutaki’s Bi-Centennial celebrations

Saturday 16 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

A group of 14 Are Pa Metua elderly members flew out to Aitutaki yesterday afternoon “excited” to be part of the island’s historic 200 years anniversary celebration of the arrival of Christianity.

National


New sawmill for Mangaia

Friday 15 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in National, Outer Islands

A Japanese grant worth over $132,000 is funding a project that is expected to generate affordable building materials and employment and training for school leavers, to assist in population retention on Mangaia.

National


Bedding arrives ahead of Aitutaki bi-centennial celebrations

Wednesday 13 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

The Aitutaki Celebration Committee organisers and the Aitutaki Island Council breathed a sigh of relief when two containers of mattresses and pillows arrived to the island, to accommodate the arrival of visitors next week for the islands 200th bi-centennial celebration of the arrival of Christianity.

National


Youth vaccination rollout moves to Pa Enua

Wednesday 13 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, National, Outer Islands

With the majority of 12–15-year-olds on Rarotonga having now received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination, the roll-out will now move to the Pa Enua.

Health


Family reunion to coincide with Bi-Centennial celebrations

Monday 11 October 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in National, Outer Islands

A family re-union for the Matauia family line, descendants from Palmerston Islands’ William Marsters family, is set to go ahead on the island of Aitutaki later this month.

National


PM leads charter mission to ‘progress northern projects’

Monday 11 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

A Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC) charter mission to the Northern Group will depart on an Air Rarotonga flight to Penrhyn this morning, led by the Prime Minister and Minister Responsible for CIIC, Mark Brown.

National


Mangaia’s Solar Girls to the recycle rescue

Saturday 9 October 2021 | Written by Te Ipukarea Society | Published in National, Outer Islands

Due to limited infrastructure in the Pa Enua, most recyclable waste unfortunately gets transferred straight from households to the local landfill. Mangaia, however, is on its way towards a much-improved waste management system.

National


Autism holds another successful workshop in Aitutaki

Friday 8 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Local, National, Outer Islands

Autism Cook Islands had another successful initiative completed on the island of Aitutaki where they were once again able to take their vision of raising awareness and improving the quality of life for those with autism in the country.

Local


Palmerston resolves mayor impasse

Friday 8 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

Bill Marsters has been appointed the Mayor of Palmerston Island after the three family heads on the island – Papa Bill for the Akakaingaro line, Bob Marsters (Matauia line) and Taepae Marsters (Tepou line) – agreed to resolve the impasse over this issue amicably.

National


Aitutaki set to receive $32,400 for Bi-Centennial Celebrations

Thursday 7 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

Each of the eight villages on Aitutaki will receive a cheque of $4050 from the Aitutaki Peoples Association Inc (APAI) of Rarotonga to assist with the expenses of hosting the island’s historic 200th Bi-Centennial Anniversary of Christianity’s arrival, later this month.

National


Aitutaki Career Expo held after a lapse of 13 years

Friday 1 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

More than 200 students participated in the Aitutaki Career Expo held yesterday after a lapse of 13 years.

National


$200k ‘not enough’

Friday 24 September 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

Government will provide no further funding apart from its initial commitment of $200,000 to the organising committee planning the 200th Bi-Centennial Celebrations in Aitutaki.

National


Arutanga Harbour project open

Wednesday 22 September 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in National, Outer Islands

After several years of planning and preparation stages, the Arutanga Harbour Project in Aitutaki officially opened yesterday.

National


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