Local

Turtleman refutes rescue report

Thursday May 23, 2019

The Turtleman Tours owner-operator has refuted claims made against them of a recent mishap in the Avaavaroa Passage.

The Vainekeus won the $30000 Nukutere College Monster raffle drawn on Friday evening at the school grounds,  and are pictured receiving their cheque yesterday afternoon.

Just over two years old, the ship weighs 20,000 tons, is 64 metres in length and has a crew of 23 of which five are female.

Aucklanders show support

Wednesday May 22, 2019

Creative Trail walker James Talbot was taken by surprise when supporters at the Polynesian Centre in Mangere donated $2600 towards his fundraising initiative.

A group of tourists are counting their lucky stars after being reportedly rescued from the Avaavaroa passage while on a turtle tour last week.

Social media is an important tool for marketing the local tourism industry, says Cook Islands Tourism digital executive Tony Fe’ao.

The Cook Islands Early Action Rainfall (EAR) watch stakeholder workshop started yesterday with a presentation of the Cook Islands Meteorological Service’s climate products and services.

Prime Minister Henry Puna has accepted the opportunity to host the Climate Change Action Pacific Partnership Conference in 2020 on behalf of the Cook Islands.

The next stage of investigations for the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai project will provide additional, vital information to support the wastewater treatment plant design and government’s decision on either land-based or ocean outfall disposal options.

Page 7 of 749