Manihiki Airport Upgrade


Customary owners and other interested parties are advised that Nimeti Nimeti, as Executive Officer of the Manihiki Island Administration, is now seeking High Court approval under the Infrastructure Act 2019 to allow works on the Manihiki Airport Upgrade to proceed on terms that have been provisionally considered by owners in Manihiki. 

All those interested may read the papers in hard copy at Avarua Courthouse, during normal working hours, or as PDF copies here on the Infrastructure Cook Islands website below. To those in Manihiki, the papers in hard copy can be viewed at the Tukao and Tauhunu Administration buildings during normal working hours.

You have the right to make your views known to the Court on this matter.
Specifically, the Court has directed that you have until Wednesday 14 December 2022 to file in the High Court of the Cook Islands, a notice stating:

(a) your full name, address, telephone numbers and email addresses:

(b) the airport or adjacent lands in which you claim an interest as customary owner, and the nature and extent of that interest:

(c) your lawyer or registered agent in the Cook Islands, or otherwise:

(d) your intent to support, or to oppose, the application and your general reasons for doing so.

Notices should be directed to the Rarotonga registry; A notice may be given by email to