Cook Islands statistician Taggy Tangimetua has joined representatives from nine other Pacific Island nations at the Pacific Sustainable Development Social Indicators Survey Design Workshop in Suva, Fiji.
Telecom has warned Samsung Galaxy S4 users that a new downloadable software upgrade issued by the smartphone manufacturer can cause problems.
After much anticipation, Rakahanga made Cook Islands history on Wednesday by becoming the first island in the Cook Islands to be virtually 100 per cent solar powered.
Field staff who are required to assist in the set out and maintenance of civil work sites including road works along with local technicians are among a group taking advantage of the ‘survey and set out’ short course on offer at the Faculty of Trades and Technology.
This week, Rarotonga’s largest-ever renewable energy plant went online – adding considerable momentum to the Government’s goal of having the Cook Islands 100 per cent powered by renewable energy by 2020.
With the flip of two switches at the nation’s largest renewable power installation, the Cook Islands is now on its way to loosening its reliance on imported fossil fuels.