News Releases

27 February 2017
ICI Launched its Strategic Plan on 27th February 2017 Continue reading...
27 February 2017
It has been a long time coming but the Ministry of Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) are making headway for the launch of its first Strategic Plan 2016-2021. This will take place on Monday the 27th of February 2017 at their head office in Arorangi. Continue reading...
12 January 2017
Infrastructure Cook Islands invites submissions on the above named Policy. To submit your inputs to the Secretary for ICI, attention VSA Strategic Planner and Policy Advisor by email infrastructure@cookislands.gov.ck. submissions close 3pm Friday 27 Jan 2017. Continue reading...
28 June 2016
The Cook Islands Sanitation (Wastewater Management) Policy and the Cook Islands Solid Waste Management Policy have been approved by Cabinet. Continue reading...
10 February 2015
WATSAN Director Tekao Herrmann will be presenting a 'snap shot' of sanitation in the Cook Islands at the Development Partners meeting tomorrow Wednesday 11th February 2015. This presentation will detail what WATSAN's plans are for improving wastewater treatment in the Cook Islands over the next four years and why we need to undertake this work and also report back on the Muri pilot project. Please download the PDF to the right to read up on WATSAN's 'snap shot'. Continue reading...
3 September 2014
Tourism operators and stakeholders were invited to attend a presentation on the new Cook Islands Sewage and Wastewater Regulations 2014 at the Edgewater Resort on the 2nd September 2014. Continue reading...
14 August 2014
The Ministry of Infrastructure Cook Islands, WATSAN Unit and the Ministry of Health held a meeting for the plumbing and drainlaying industry members to present the Sewage and Wastewater Regulations 2014 at the Muri Rugby Clubhouse. Continue reading...
14 August 2014
The new Public Health (Sewage and Wastewater Treatment and Disposal) Regulations 2014 are available for viewing. Continue reading...
13 August 2014
WATSAN seeks appropriately qualified experts for an assessment of sludge management facilities on Rarotonga and Aitutaki. Continue reading...
8 May 2014
Sanitary Inspectors working together with the National Environment Service and the Ministry of Health to lead the way for cleaner waterways Continue reading...
13 December 2013
National water standards will be developed in the lead up to the design phase of the Te Mato Vai water project due to begin early next year. Continue reading...
9 December 2013
The company that will manage the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the Cook Islands government has been chosen and planning to get the Te Mato Vai project up and running has begun. Continue reading...
2 October 2013
Project scheduled for completion at the end of October. Continue reading...
2 October 2013
Total project completion is on track to be complete by end of October. Continue reading...
12 August 2013
New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced New Zealand will invest significantly in an on-going programme to upgrade residential sanitation infrastructure. Continue reading...
24 July 2013
Results of an inspection report on the on-site sanitation systems at 30 businesses and accommodation providers in Muri and Avana are now ready for discussion with the business owners. Continue reading...
24 July 2013
WATSAN seeks applications from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals or firms, to provide leadership of the Communications Work stream for 'Te Mato Vai'. Continue reading...
30 May 2013
As planned, Public Health compliance and enforcement processes will now begin in the Avana and Muri areas. Continue reading...
22 March 2013
World Water Day 2013
WATSAN celebrates World Water Day 2013 Continue reading...

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