Outer Islands

Seabed minerals consultations reach the most remote islands

Sunday 21 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Environment, National, Outer Islands

Palmerston and Nassau were the last islands to receive consultations on the Cook Islands seabed minerals (SBM) sector by the Government, as part of the recent government voyage on the MV Taunga Nui.

Environment


Government delegation visiting Manihiki

Friday 19 February 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in National, Outer Islands

A Government delegation left for Manihiki yesterday to discuss the upgrading of the proposed airstrip on the island with local landowners.

National


Tawa Ngake district wins Kave Kave Fishing Comp in Pukapuka

Thursday 18 February 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

Tawa Ngake won the unique Kave Kave fishing event on the island of Pukapuka that took place last week.

National


Pa’ua export ban remains after decline

Monday 15 February 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in National, Outer Islands

National Environment Service in partnership with Ministry of Marine Resources are working in the Pa Enua to protect pa’ua or giant sea clams.

National


Prime Minister opens million-dollar Pukapuka Hospital

Thursday 11 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

The official opening of the new Pukapuka Hospital proved a fitting way to round out the end of Prime Minister Mark Brown’s northern group mission last week.

National


Progress on Penrhyn cyclone shelters

Tuesday 9 February 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in National, Outer Islands

Construction work is continuing on two cyclone shelters for the Northern Group island of Tongareva.

National


Pukapuka lays out red carpet for PM Brown

Friday 5 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

Having arrived in Pukapuka on Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Mark Brown and his accompanying government delegation are now in the final stages of their mission to the northern group this week.

National


Special moment for PM and his delegation

Thursday 4 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in National, Outer Islands

Prime Minister Mark Brown pays his first visit to Suwarrow, the largest national park of the Cook Islands, during his northern group tour.

National


Palmerston welcomes PM Brown

Saturday 30 January 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Outer Islands

Making his first official stop on a round trip of several northern group islands that he’ll be visiting this coming week, Prime Minister Mark Brown arrived in Palmerston on Thursday evening – the first time he has visited the island in his official capacity as PM.

Outer Islands


Government delegation heads north

Thursday 28 January 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in National, Outer Islands

A government delegation led by Prime Minister Mark Brown has taken advantage of a scheduled voyage to the northern group to visit the islands of Palmerston, Suwarrow, Pukapuka and Nassau for a series of consultations on matters regarding Marae Moana, seabed minerals and quarantine-free travel.

National


Palmerston ‘could not come to an agreement’ on mayor’s role

Thursday 28 January 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

Executive Officers (EO) for eight of the 10 islands of the Pa Enua have been appointed, the islands of Rakahanga and Palmerston have yet to be confirmed.

National


Protecting and managing wildlife of Suwarrow

Tuesday 26 January 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in National, Outer Islands

The isolated atoll of Suwarrow and a life of peaceful solitude awaits two adventurous souls who are expected to travel to the remote atoll today.

National


Water galleries installed in Penrhyn

Saturday 23 January 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in National, Outer Islands

Government has completed the installation of water galleries in the villages of Omoka and Tetautua to help alleviate ongoing water issues in Penrhyn.

National


La Nina could prolong Penrhyn drought and heatwave

Friday 22 January 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in National, Outer Islands

Much of the country continues to grapple with the high temperatures from the summer, with the ongoing La Nina weather event believed to be responsible for drier weather in the north.

National


Water trucks, excavators for Pa Enua

Wednesday 20 January 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in National, Outer Islands

Three excavators and two water trucks were loaded on MV Taunga Nui yesterday for the Nga Pu Toru (Atiu, Mitiaro and Mauke).

National


Eco toilets arrive in Aitutaki

Tuesday 19 January 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in National, Outer Islands

The new eco toilets in Aitutaki will provide better facility for visitors especially to the motu’s for lagoon excursions.

National


Rare bluefin tuna caught by Pukapuka fishermen

Monday 18 January 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in National, Outer Islands

The two fishermen could not believe their luck when they landed rare bluefin tuna near the northern group island over the weekend.

National


Desalination units assist water woes on drough-stricken Penrhyn

Friday 15 January 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in National, Outer Islands

Government officials are dealing with the drought in Penrhyn by employing the use of desalination machines and tapping into groundwater resources.

National


Parched Penrhyn receives water relief

Thursday 14 January 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in National, Outer Islands

A shipment of water has alleviated a severe shortage on the Northern group atoll of Penrhyn, however with no rain in sight, residents will have to continue rationing supplies.

National


World’s remotest learner

Friday 8 January 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in National, Outer Islands

Living on a tiny remote island of Palmerston has not stopped Caroline Marsters from dreaming big.

National


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