This story is the last in a series about the Family Law Bill 2015, which if passed by parliament, could drastically change the way child protection and domestic violence issues are dealt with in the Cook Islands. This story covers the relationship, separation and support aspects of the Bill. CI News thanks Secretary of Internal Affairs Bredina Drollet for making the series possible.
More than 300,000 people across 14 Pacific island countries are benefitting from solar power and safe water thanks to the Japanese Government’s PEC Fund administered by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
In a strange turn of events, an act of goodwill has left a local man with no cell phone after an incident outside Hidies nightclub early on Saturday morning.
The Rarotonga Enviroment Authority has rejected a controversial proposal to build an over-the-reef pipeline to supply fuel to Rarotonga.
Prime Minister Henry Puna will be away until next week at what is set to be the most significant meeting on climate change in Paris this week.
Eight hundred Cook Island households will be put under the spotlight over the next 12 months aiming to help the government make informed decisions about the future of the country.
On the back of three deaths in Rarotonga waters recently, serious work is needed to strengthen civil defence and emergency responses in the Cook Islands.