Economy

Resort opens the border for a day

Monday September 28, 2020

The Edgewater Resort and Spa celebrated World Tourism Day yesterday with a “border opening” programme.

Travel talks still bubbling away

Monday September 28, 2020

Keeping borders closed means no new money is moving within the economy, says Cook Islands Tourism Industry Council. 

Embarking on new beginnings as Kiwis

Wednesday September 23, 2020

New Zealand High Commissioner to Cook Islands Tui Dewes says people choosing New Zealand as the place they want to link their identity to is something that gives her a sense of pride.

Mario Caffery signed up for the free business course at the University of the South Pacific and now he feels more empowered as a businessman.

It is totally unnecessary for people travelling from Cook Islands to New Zealand to be required to complete and pay for 14-days managed quarantine, Deputy Prime Minister Mark Brown says. 

It will now be cheaper for families and friends in New Zealand and Australia to send money to their loved ones in the Cook Islands. Only if they are ANZ bank customers.

‘Our GDP drop is far greater’

Saturday September 19, 2020

It won’t be until the end of this year that the level of the country’s economic decline is known, Deputy Prime Minister Mark Brown says. 

Government defends quarantine process

Friday September 18, 2020

Government has touted the benefits of its quarantine process after three confirmed breaches this week led to calls for change.

Maintaining maritime security

Tuesday September 15, 2020

Te Kukupa maritime police force have returned from a maritime surveillance operation ensuring that non-essential vessels are forbidden from entering Cook Islands ports during this Covid period.

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