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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.