Author Archives: Steve

A suprising and heart warming gift – Thanks Katikati Kindergarten

Last month I received a visit from Jizzy Green, a teacher at Katikati Kindergarten. Ms Green had been in touch via email to inform me of her visit, but nothing impacts more than meeting face to face. Ms Green had … Continue reading

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A new era begins…

Today I will go to the airport to pick up our new Programme Manager, Mareike Sudek. The last 5 months have been pretty hectic here, holding down the programme, along with my other commitments. As the work on the Shark … Continue reading

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Shark sanctuary created, what next?

This past Wednesday saw the Minister of Marine Resources, the Hon Teina Bishop, declare all of the Cook Islands EEZ a shark sanctuary. One small statement for Minister Bishop, but a huge amount of work for PICI. This has not … Continue reading

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Shark campaign update

It’s been ages since we have had an update on here, and the main reason is that we have been so busy working on the projects that we have neglected to communicate back out through the blog. While work continues … Continue reading

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Understanding sea turtles in the Cook Islands

The Cook Islands have 15 different islands spread over a large area of the tropical Pacific Ocean. Many of the islands are known to be sites for turtle nesting but prior to the Cook Islands Turtle Project (CITP) no research … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Pacific Islands Conservation Initiative

Hey everyone! Welcome to our blog of everything we are up to. We intend to use this among other information streams, such as Facebook and Twitter to keep everyone informed and engaged about what we are doing. If you ever … Continue reading

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