Outer Islands

Climate change is having an impact on growing fresh vegetables and fruits on Nassau and Palmerston islands.

Pa Enua project under scrutiny

Thursday October 15, 2020

Cook Islands Audit Office is yet to make a decision on whether an investigation into a major government contract is warranted.

On a mission on board the Grinna

Thursday October 08, 2020

The MV Grinna departed for the islands of Palmerston, Nassau and Suwarrow yesterday on a Pa Enua Action for Resilient Livelihoods (PEARL) Project mission from October 10 until October 23.

I do, I do and I do

Friday October 02, 2020

A rare triple wedding celebration “of love and commitment” took place on the island of Pukapuka last week.

From Manihiki with love

Wednesday September 30, 2020

It’s not every day a song gets written about you, in fact only a handful of people ever have that happen to them.

Two new hydroponics and school gardens have been implemented on Tongareva, courtesy of the Adaptation Funded Pa Enua for Resilient Livelihoods (PEARL) Project.

They were handed over to the Tongareva Island Government and community by Infrastructure minister Robert Tapaitau and Agriculture secretary Marama Anguna-Kamana.

They are opportunities to increase the consumption of local fruits and vegetables amongst the community on Tongareva and reduce imported foods.

Hydroponics encompasses growing plants using water without soil, which for coral islands is a great option and supports locally grown fresh produce in the Pa Enua.

Committed to cleaning up in Aitutaki

Wednesday September 23, 2020

Across the country, the government wage subsidy has given hope to the unemployed and has been a lifesaver for workers like those in Aitutaki.

Penrhyn’s Omoka School students wrote stories to celebrate the Ministry of Education’s Literacy Week. School principal Napa Sonny said the students presented their pieces of writing to the school last week.

$500k for water system developments

Monday September 14, 2020

The northern group islands’ rainwater harvesting and storage system will be improved soon, says Infrastructure Cook Islands.

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