Category: Marine Park News

BIG OCEAN committee IUCN Congress

TIS representatives at the IUCN World Conservation Congress attended a workshop with Big Ocean: A network of the World’s Large Scale Marine Managed Areas last month.


Category: Marine Park News

Cook Islands Marine Park announced

The new Cook Islands Marine Park was announced by the Cook Islands Prime Minister at the opening of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting last month. 

Category: Marine Park News

Marumaru Atua returns Rat Eradication Team

The Traditional Cook Islands Voyaging Vaka (Canoe) the Marumaru Atua, was back in Rarotonga with some extra cargo. Taking a team of 10 volunteers, it set off for Suwarrow two weeks prior and after a 4 day voyage arrived just outside the reef of Suwarrow.

Category: Marine Park News

PM Speaks at Eye on Earth Summit

Announcing the Government’s commitment of a one million sq km Marine Park in the Southern Cook Islands at a major international meeting in Abu Dhabi 

Category: Marine Park News

Rat Eradication in Suwarrow, Cook Islands

Suwarrow Atoll, a necklace of remote Cook Islands land forms, has been renowned for many things over the centuries; a Pacific treasure trove, a hermit’s paradise and a birder’s wonderland.