Everyone who has been dreading the heat of the past few days, and keeping a close eye on the clouds up on the mountains around Ikurangi, can expect rain showers in the next few days.
The trial to scrape algae off the Muri lagoon floor has been deferred by cabinet until ministers are satisfied there won’t be any adverse impact from the exercise.
The lack of urgency demonstrated by Cabinet over the Muri algae problem does not send out the right message to the country’s key economic driver, tourism, says Chamber of Commerce president Stephen Lyons.
With islands separated by vast ocean expanses, the Cook Islands is constantly faced with the dilemma of distance; the Electoral office is now preparing for the challenge of staging the next council elections for ten local administrations.
Players who will be selected to be part of the Cook Islands under-21 netball side will have to partially fund the team’s budget to the 2017 World Youth Netball Cup qualifiers.