Outer Islands

When in Mitiaro, you do as they do

Monday February 10, 2020

Mitiaro also known as Nukuroa, is peaceful and precious; like going back in time. Melina Etches shares her experience after her first ever visit to the island.

Former Penrhyn MP Wilkie Rasmussen doesn’t have to be told that the weather can’t be controlled.

Penrhyn Christmas out

Tuesday December 24, 2019

Weather prevents Tongan ship from going to northern islands in time for big day.

Penrhyn boat trip still unconfirmed

Saturday December 21, 2019

Former Penrhyn MP Wilkie Rasmussen is looking forward to spending Christmas in his home island this year.

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.

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