Environment

Te Ipukarea Society’s project officer Alanna Smith has worked on two projects with school students on Mangaia recently as well as starting a sea bird survey project on the island.

Since the start of the 2018 school year, Avarua Primary School pupils have been engaged in a flurry of activity studying the topic of climate change.

Cook Islanders have been quick to air their opinions about deep-sea mining, following the recent visit to this country of Ocean Minerals Ltd. (OML)

The Avatiu water intake has again been blocked following a spell of heavy rain in Rarotonga over Easter.

The Cook Islands rank number 43 in the world in terms of tonnage of boats and goods flying under the national flag.

MMR secretary suspended

Wednesday April 04, 2018

Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) secretary Ben Ponia has been suspended on full pay, pending the outcome of an investigation into a complaint.

Tens of thousands of news articles were published about China’s unmanned space station as it tumbled out of control back to Earth this weekend.

Turangi water intake on target

Tuesday April 03, 2018

Construction plans for stage two of the Te Mato Vai project are on target, with the Turangi intake the first site for construction, signalling a major milestone being reached.

Translated, “mana tiaki” basically means being a guardian or caretaker of something.

And in this case, the local mana tiaki programme is all about being a guardian of our local environment.

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