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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a process of evaluating the likely environmental impacts of a proposed project or development, taking into account inter-related socio-economic, cultural and human-health impacts, both beneficial and adverse.

 NEW EIA AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING:

Applicant: Bill Doherty, Dina Matapo & James Atera
Project Title:
Development of Tourist Accommodation Units
Land: Maungarua, Pt Section 41, Lot 2 & 3
District: Anaunga, Aitutaki


Click here to download a full copy of the EIA report:

MAUNGARUA MOTEL UNITS FOR LANDHOLDINGS ltd. Bill Doherty EIA Nov 2021-FI…

The EIA reports can be viewed at the following venues:

Aitutaki: 
– Environment Service Office – Arutanga
– Island Council Chamber – Arutanga
– TNM Store – Arutanga
– Vonnias Store – Ureia
– Spider Co. Ltd – Amuri
– Aquila General Store – Amuri

Rarotonga:
– National Environment Service – Pue 


The 30-day public consultations commences on Wed 24th November 2021 and written submissions may be in Cook Islands Maori or English and submitted to the National Environment Service no later than Thursday 23rd December 2021. 


For further inquiries or information please contact the following:
Aitutaki Senior Environment Officer – Tiraa Arere on phone: 31256 or email: [email protected]
or Advisory Compliance Division in Rarotonga by emailing: [email protected] or by contacting 21256 (Rarotonga)

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Applicant: Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC) in partnership with the Cook Islands Ports Authority (CIPA) and the Aitutaki Island Government 
Project Title:
Arutanga Harbour Channel and Basin Dredging 
Land: Arutanga Harbour
District: Arutanga, Aitutaki

Click here to download a full copy of the EIA report:
ATA-ARUTANGA CHANNEL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION May 2021

The EIA reports can be viewed at the following venues:

Aitutaki: 
– Environment Service Office – Arutanga
– Island Council Chamber – Arutanga
– TNM Store – Arutanga
– Maina Traders Superstore – Arutanga
– Vonnias Store – Ureia
– Spider Co. Ltd – Amuri
– Aquila Main Store – Amuri
– Spider Co Energy – Amuri Airport
– Neibaa Store – Vaipae

Rarotonga:
– National Environment Service – Pue 

The 30-day public consultations commences on Wed 20th October 2021 and written submissions may be in Cook Islands Maori or English and submitted to the National Environment Service no later than Friday 19th November 2021


For further inquiries or information please contact the following:
Aitutaki Senior Environment Officer – Tiraa Arere on phone: 31256 or email: [email protected]
or Advisory Compliance Division in Rarotonga by emailing: [email protected] or by contacting 21256 (Rarotonga)
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Applicant: To Tatou Vai
Project Title: Temporary Sludge Storage at Rarotonga Waste Facility

Click here to download a full copy of the EIA reports:
1013086 EIA REPORT for Rarotonga Waste Facility – FINAL

The EIA reports can be viewed at the following venues on Rarotonga:

  • National Environment Service Office – Pue
  • National Library – Maraerenga
  • Te Ipukarea Society Office – Maraerenga

Written submissions may be in Cook Islands Maori or English and submitted to the National Environment Service no later than Saturday 6th November 2021


For further inquiries or information call our Advisory Compliance Division in Rarotonga by emailing: [email protected] or by contacting 21256 (Rarotonga)

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Applicant: Infrastructure Cook Islands
Project Title: Empire Bridge Replacement Project, Takuvaine, Rarotonga

Click here to download a full copy of the EIA reports:
1-EIA Empire Bridge ReplacementStreamWorx210924.1 Final
A-TOR EIA & APPENDICES
B1-Site Plan Empire Bridge
B2-Empire Bridge Replacement – IFC Drawings
C-D-Beca Empire Bridge Evaluation Report
E-Beca Geotech Report

These EIA reports can be viewed at the following venues on Rarotonga: 

  • National Environment Service Office – Pue
  • National Library – Maraerenga
  • Te Ipukarea Society Office – Maraerenga

Written submissions may be in Cook Islands Maori or English and submitted to the National Environment Service no later than Saturday 30th October 2021

For further inquiries or information call our Advisory Compliance Division in Rarotonga by emailing: [email protected] or by contacting 21256 (Rarotonga)

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