One Cook Islands leader Teina Bishop could be the leader of a Government in the making if a coalition between One Cook Islands and the Democratic Party is accepted, ending the reign of the Cook Islands Party.
There’s a very old joke that involves something about newspapers being “black and white and read all over.”
As the Cook Islands get ready to celebrate 50 years of self-government, plans for a year-long party are in full swing.
The busy tourist season is winding down with November tourist numbers showing a decline in visitors, mainly driven by a fall in the number of Australians coming here.
After a month on Rarotonga researching for a project to publish a book of Penrhyn island hymns and folk songs – talented musician Matthew Gifford believes he can, with financial support, bring his project to life.