Outer Islands

Making coconut trees productive

Wednesday December 04, 2019

Unproductive and senile coconut trees will be replaced on Rarotonga and the Pa Enua with newer more productive varieties that will be of more benefit for current and prospective farmers.

North islands run out of petrol

Saturday November 02, 2019

Northern Group islands are suffering shortages after detention of Taio Shipping boats. 

Uncertainty over rhinoceros beetle

Tuesday September 10, 2019

There is a growing dispute between Penrhyn islanders and the Agriculture ministry about whether coconut rhinoceros beetles have infested their trees.

The Cook Islands barge once named Layar Mas left our shores for the Bahamas.

The Mitiaro island airstrip is closed short term for maintenance work which starts today.

Mitiaro turns out to fish

Friday April 26, 2019

The whole island was at the wharf in Mitiaro over two days during Easter to either compete or support the islands’ first official fishing competition.

Fears for the safety of fellow fishermen on an outer island have prompted a Rarotonga club into action.

Phase one of a major solar-array installation on Aitutaki is near completion.

Donations for Palmerston House

Tuesday March 26, 2019

Communities donating food and hosting meals for the workers and volunteers of the Palmerston House construction have been tremendous.

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