Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Rain causes flash flooding

Friday January 25, 2019

The heavy downpour between 6am and noon yesterday resulted in one of the highest rainfall levels recorded so far this year.

Council proud of female MPs

Friday January 25, 2019

Cook Islands National Council of Women has welcomed the election of Agnes Armstrong as the newest Member of Parliament (MP).

Teams here for Oceania qualifiers

Wednesday January 23, 2019

The three overseas teams competing in the Oceania Football Confederation Champions League Qualifiers arrived in the country yesterday.

The members of the special select committee for bills met yesterday at the Parliament Chamber for an orientation programme that ends today.

Brown confirms defection

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Te-Hani Brown says she is simply honouring the wishes of her people by joining the Cook Islands Party-led coalition government.

Locals ‘guts out’ NZ triathlon

Tuesday January 15, 2019

Local triathletes Geoff Stoddart and Taki Anaru raced the 30th Tauranga Half Ironman in New Zealand over the weekend.

Speaker of Parliament Niki Rattle paid tribute to the former New Zealand High Commissioner to the Cook Islands Peter Marshall for his contribution to the country.

Marshall, who finished his term as the head of the New Zealand High Commission here, was hosted by Rattle and the Parliament staff to a farewell lunch on Friday last week.

The thick black smoke coming from a building in the Rarotonga international airport area was in fact from a brand new incinerator, confirmed the Airport Authority chief executive officer Joseph Ngamata.

One committee for bills

Monday January 14, 2019

A new approach to ensure effective work from parliamentarians will see just one special select committee deliberating on bills to be presented in Parliament this term.

Ministry of Health will devote the funds received from a recent Bluesky texting promotion to cancer screening initiatives in the Cook Islands.

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