Mark Ebrey

Mark Ebrey

NZ referee advisor on Rarotonga

Monday August 11, 2014

Part reconnaissance, part promotion and part hands-on training – that’s how Kiwi rugby referee advisor Matt Peters describes his role during a week-long visit to Rarotonga this week.

As the nation celebrates 49 years of self-government in the middle of a bitter post-election period with nine petitions, it is appropriate to look back to 1998 and review what had been recommended for political reform at that time.

Girl Guides Association Cook Islands (GGACI) has been made a full member of World Association of Girl Guides and Girls Scouts at the 35th World Conference held, for the first time, in Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific Region from July 5-9.

Massage for a good cause

Monday July 21, 2014

Want to help animals in need and do something for your own health at the same time?

Are arch rivals Kiriau Terepu and Cassey Eggelton about to battle it out in court for the honour of being Matavera’s Member of Parliament?

This is the week that Cook Islanders go to the polls to decide whether they prefer the “devil they know” or want to step forward on a new “path to prosperity”.

A qualified assessment on what party election promises will cost has been completed by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) – but voters will not know what they are unless the individual parties decide to make them public.

Second term for seabed advisor

Thursday June 26, 2014

The Cook Islands has just been funded by the Commonwealth Secretariat for a second two-year term of service with the Cook Islands Seabed Minerals Authority by minerals expert Darryl Thorburn.

Burglaries on the rise again

Tuesday June 24, 2014

Burglary has been identified by police as a major concern that is hurting the economy and the lives of locals, as more properties are broken into.

Cooks on show in Germany

Tuesday June 24, 2014

An exhibition and reading about the Cook Islands is currently taking place at an art gallery Werkstatt-Kaffee alongside the river Rhine in Bad Säckingen, Germany.

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