Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

The Cook Islands economy gained from around $32 million in extra spending generated by the 10 per cent increase in visitors last year compared to 2016.

Visitor numbers hit all-time high

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Visitor arrivals to the Cook Islands soared to an all-time high after the country welcomed 161,362 visitors to its shores last year.

Battle of the coaches in league

Tuesday January 30, 2018

The 2019 domestic rugby league club competition may be two weeks away but excitement is mounting as all seven teams prepare to get down to business when the season kicks off next month.

The Cook Islands is out of any danger that could potentially be caused by the first cyclone for this season.

Two staff from the Airport Authority attended the Airports Council International (ACI) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) seminar in Fiji last week.

Internal affairs minister Albert Nicholas has confirmed the makeup of a minimum wage review panel to conduct the 2018 review of the current minimum wage rate of $7 per hour in the Cook Islands. 

Cricketers hope for good weather

Monday January 29, 2018

The Varo Media Country and Sky Pacific Town women’s teams have used the extra week gifted to them after last weekend’s washout to sharpen their skills before their clash in the 21 South Group Vaka of Origin III cricket competition today.

The touring Cook Islands under-19 cricket side came close but it was not enough to get them their first win in New Zealand.

CISNOC suspends secretary-general

Friday January 26, 2018

The board of the Cook Islands National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) has suspended its secretary-general, Robert Graham, indefinitely.

With the scheduled arrival of the cruise ship MS Amsterdam this morning, local tourism operators are praying for a good weather so passengers from the cruise ship are able to come onshore.

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