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Outer Islands

Unveiling huge event on Mauke

Monday November 13, 2017

The biggest event held on Mauke this year provided a colourful spectacle for the large crowd of locals and visitors who attended the unveiling ceremony of the late Father John Rovers on Friday of last week.

The BSP has launched two new agencies in the outer islands, at the Super Brown store on Atiu and Babes Trading on Mangaia.

The Ministry of Marine Resources Cook Islands (MMR) hosted a ceremony for the handover of two walk-in freezers for the Fishing Associations of Manihiki and Rakahanga on Wednesday.

Aitutaki defends Manea Games

Monday October 23, 2017

The final day of the Manea Games saw runaway competition winners Aitutaki fairly quiet by their standards, as the netball and rugby sevens competition was dominated by Mauke and Mitiaro.

Former CI News journalist Jonathan Harwood has always wanted to visit the northern islands and recently he did just that, spending two weeks aboard the Taio Shipping Services cargo vessel Lady Moana as it sailed to Penryhn and Manihiki, with an unscheduled call at Atiu along the way. Here he shares the experience.

Gun checks move to outer islands

Tuesday October 17, 2017

Police firearms officer Apolo Miria is on duty in the outer islands as part of the current gun amnesty, which will run until the end of the year. 

Exercise puts Aitutaki on alert

Friday October 13, 2017

EMERGENCY workers responded in a multi-agency coordinated emergency response exercise run by the Aitutaki Airport Authority on Tuesday afternoon.

Punanga Tauturu coordinator Rebeka Buchanan has visited Atiu in a bid to address social issues including domestic violence, family disputes, depression, youth offending, and mental health.

Manihiki clean-up completed

Friday October 06, 2017

The Manihiki Lagoon clean-up project was successfully completed recently.

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