The House of Ariki plan to oppose a planned development at Avana Point, and they also want more say in the vetting process for future developments on Rarotonga.
While a smoke signal in yesterday’s CINews might have beaten any official announcement to the punch, CINews can now confirm that cabinet minister George Maggie is currently on a government trip to South Korea, representing the Cook Islands in his capacity as minister of cultural development.
Burglaries are on the rise according to half-year crime statistics released by the Cook Islands Police Service.
A complaint to police last week following a vicious attack on a herd of goats by a pack of dogs has drawn attention once more to the continuing problem with uncontrolled dogs on the island.
Cook Islands lost its OFC U-16 Championship Qualifier match against Samoa in Tonga over the weekend.