Bringing an element of difference to Te Maeva Nui at Are Karioi Nui, fit and flexible youngsters from the Canterbury Elite Dance Studio in Christchurch opened on Friday with energetic modern dance numbers.
Cabinet will soon decide whether to approve voluntary public sector retirement at 55 and compulsory retirement at 60 – based on the idea that it will provide young Cook Islands graduates with better opportunities and entice more to stay on or relocate here.
Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna wants to talk to New Zealand prime minister, John Key about why the National government opposed critical changes to superannuation portability rules earlier this year.
FRIDAY was the last day for the BCI Trades Days at Constitution Park, and organisers are hailing the event a huge success.
The day everyone’s been waiting for, the landmark 2015 Constitution Day, gets into gear at 10am tomorrow with a thanksgiving prayer service at the National Auditorium.