Parliament to overhaul rules

Speaker of Parliament Niki Rattle will chair a Standing Orders committee, set up to look into revising the rules regulating parliamentary proceedings.

Census puts our total population at 17,434

The Cook Islands population on December 1, 2016 totalled 17,434 – two per cent less than the 2011 Census that counted 17,794 people, and 25 people less than the 17459 total announced in preliminary results released on June 24, 2017.

JP has warning for EBA defendants

Eleven people charged with driving with excess breath alcohol appeared before Justice of Peace Georgina Williams at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday.

Clinic shelter in this year’s Health budget

The Ministry for Health is yet to secure funding to build a suitable shelter for Rarotonga’s mobile health clinic.

Players don’t mind the heat

Despite the heat, about 30 keen and energetic junior tennis players including several enthusiastic three-year-olds, hit the Nikao courts yesterday to take part in the holiday programme.