2 Aug 2021

Covid-19: Tourists' return strains Rarotonga's Muri lagoon

From Morning Report, 8:27 am on 2 August 2021

The return of New Zealand tourists to the Cook Islands has residents in Rarotonga stewing over the impact it is having on the island's iconic Muri Lagoon.

A lagoon spokesperson claims 90 percent of Muri's many hotels and resorts rely on sewage systems not fit for purpose in preventing chemical and microbe contamination.

Dominic Godfrey reports.