Million dollar rebuild for megastore
Weather problems hit port and airport
Concerns grow over seabed mineral mining READ ALL ABOUT IT
Also in the news: Population decline continues according the latest census, and tiny Nassau (left) has just 78 residents
MY COOK ISLANDS
"Life there moves at the sort of pace which you feel God must have had in mind originally when He made the sun to keep us warm and provided the fruits of the earth for the taking..." From "An Island to Oneself" by Tom Neale who lived alone on Suwarrow for 15 years Share YOUR Cook Islands
DID YOU KNOW...???
The remains of a WWII bomber lie in the undergrowth on PENRHYN PALMERSTON is the only island that Captain Cook set foot on himself Captain Bligh discovered AITUTAKI 18 days before the mutinty on the Bounty
Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson called SUWARROW the most romantic island in the world. It wasn't the inspiration for her husband's famous novel, but it is a real treasure island in more ways than one. For 15 years it was also home to just one man. And more recently, it was claimed as the capital of a new Russian empire!
AITUTAKIis probably everyone's idea of a picture perfect tropical island and over the past few weeks it's had a starring role on UK television. Three of the tiny islets or motus in its stunningly blue lagoon were the location for the reality TV show, "Shipwrecked". Discover more about where it was filmed
6-23 Mar: Golden Ukulele Festival
25-28 Mar: Pursuit in Paradise Aitutaki marathon
26 Apr-9 May: Dancer of the Year contests 2019 events diary in detail