As the influence of Asian countries continue to grow in the Pacific region, Cook Islands’ new diplomatic relations with Indonesia will enable an upsurge in migrant workers coming here.
New Zealand will support the Cooks to control the remote coastlines of Aitutaki and the vulnerable Pa Enua.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration admits it has had difficulties delivering immigration services over the past three years.
The Paul Gauguin cruise liner and its contingent of well-heeled stargazers have voyaged through the Cook Islands this week in pursuit of the sight of a lifetime: total darkness.
The Vaka Cruise, an Aitutaki lagoon tour company, is hoping its big win at the A1 Meitaki Awards last week will help them cement a number one spot in the business.