A female inmate from Arorangi Prison is reported to be recovering in an Auckland hospital after being flown there for emergency medical treatment.
The Cook Islands Investment Corporation is taking over the responsibilities of the Aitutaki Power Station Authority board, saying it needs to do this so that the outer islands entity can access funds it has accumulated and placed in investment.
The Cook Islands Investment Board has given no reason for firing a board widely regarded as having done an excellent job of making an outer islands power station efficient and on target for the introduction of renewable energy.
A local businessman who knew “100 per cent” that he was breaking the law by helping his companies deduct and divert staff PAYE to “other things,” faced 36 defaults in the High Court this week.
Three companies and their two owners were yesterday fined a total of $195,000 during sentencing by Chief Justice Sir John Hugh Williams yesterday in the High Court on tax offences.