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Clean Up the World Waste Collection 2017   [caption id="attachment_16789" align="alignleft" width="150"] Clean up the World 2017[/caption] The Clean up the World event held on Friday 15th September saw at least 10 small groups help clean up problematic areas around Rarotonga. The biggest haul of waste was collected along...

For the GEF-UNDP Project on Strengthening the Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the Cook Islands Project NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT SERVICE (NES) HAS TWO SHORT TERM CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITIES ON OFFER and seeks expressions of interest (EOI) from qualified...

  Vacancies exists with the National Environment Service for the following positions; 1 x Senior Environment Officer – Monitoring 1 x Senior Environment Officer – Ozone Depletion Substances Details for position are below for download Senior Environment Officer (Monitoring) Senior Environment Officer (ODS Waste Management) Closing date is FRIDAY 22...

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Reports Government Departments, Agencies and the General Public are hereby advised that the Environment Service has received the following application for a Project Permit as required under Section 36 of the Environment Act 2003. Application: 1. Serenity Villas – Foreshore Tourist Accommodation Land: Ruaau Part...

PUBLIC NOTICE The public is hereby advised that the National Environment Service office will be operating this festive season at the following times: Fri 23rd Dec: 8am – 1pm Mon 26th Dec: CLOSED Tues 27th Dec: CLOSED Wed 28th Dec: 9am – 1pm Thurs 29th Dec: 9am – 1pm Fri 30th Dec:...

[caption id="attachment_16661" align="alignleft" width="200"] Mitiaro Endemic Species - Iniao or Mitiaro Fan Palm[/caption] The Cook Islands National Environment Service Ridge-to-Reef Project Coordinator Maria Tuoro has recently returned from Mitiaro where an assessment was carried out on the Mitiaro Fan Palm or Iniao, which is endemic to Mitiaro. Through the...

The Unga (coconut crab) survey team from Rarotonga and Mauke are in Mangaia to perform and undertake the second unga survey for the Cook Islands and is coordinated by the CI National Environment Service Ridge-to-Reef Project, and lead by Senior Environment officer, Ms. Elizabeth Munro. The...

NES, RCI, EU and SPREP collaborate for E-Waste Programme The National Environment Service (NES), Recycling Cook Islands and Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) have signed a Letter of Agreement for the recycling and disposal of e-waste from domestic households on Rarotonga. The E-waste Programme...

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Reports Government Departments, Agencies and the General Public are hereby advised that the National Environment Service has received the following application for a Project Permit as required under Section 36 of the Environment Act 2003. Application: 1. COOK ISLANDS INVESTMENT CORPORATION. Project: TEREORA COLLEGE REDEVELOPMENT...

Monday February 29, 2016 Written by Cameron Scott Published in Local A second attempt is to be made to introduce a bio control agent to curb mile a minute vine, which is swallowing bush and plantations at a rapid rate all over Rarotonga. Bringing the invasive vine under control...