Kia Orana and Welcome to the Ministry of Marine Resources,
Tu'anga O Te Pae Moana!
The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) is responsible for the conservation, management and development of marine resources.
Established in 1984, the Ministry’s objective is to ensure the sustainable use of living and non-living marine resources for the benefit of the people of the Cook Islands.
The Ministry has five key areas of work in divisions: To expand income earning opportunities from sustainable offshore fisheries,
The Aquaculture and Inshore Fisheries Deparment provides a fully integrated approach to all fisheries management…
Improve the quality and diversity of cultured black pearls and pearl products by better farm husbandry,
The division works to enhance policy and legal capacity so the Ministry can have all necessary legal mandates and fisheries policies to enable…
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