Changes to the driving licence rules for visitors could cost the Government around $240,000 a year in lost revenue, says Financial Secretary Richard Neves.
Aitutaki Member of Parliament Teina Bishop has resigned from Cabinet in an apparent falling out with Prime Minister Henry Puna and his inner circle after the decision to dissolve Parliament and call general elections.
Prospective candidates for the upcoming general elections have until May 5 to toss their names into the hat.
A large-scale sanitation programme is being launched in Rarotonga and Aitutaki over the coming months to reduce the amount of pollution flowing into our lagoons.
Regular visitors to the Cook Islands News website will have noticed significant changes this week with the launch of our new online daily website.