Phillipa Webb

Phillipa Webb

Pageant will be purely Polynesia

Saturday December 05, 2015

Miss Pacific Islands contestants will make their debut in this year’s pageant at a purely Polynesia fest next Wednesday.

COP21 climate talks continue

Friday December 04, 2015

As the first week of climate change negotiations of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) draws to an end, there is an obvious air of frustration for delegations wanting a legally-binding agreement at the conclusion of the conference.

Volunteer helps out at CIFWA

Friday December 04, 2015

A New Zealand volunteer is hoping to strengthen sexual health programmes in the Cook Islands over the next 12 months.

Parliament to sit before Christmas

Friday December 04, 2015

Prime Minister Henry Puna has plucked up the courage to call parliament to sit just a week before Christmas.

Bishop case to be heard next year

Friday December 04, 2015

One Cook Islands leader Teina Bishop’s future is in the hands of a judge and 12 jurors as his high-profile corruption case is set to be heard in July next year.

PM takes a stand at Paris meeting

Thursday December 03, 2015

“We may be a small country but we believe in big actions, we did not cause the problems of today, but we want to be part of the solutions.”

Demos quiet on coalition split

Wednesday December 02, 2015

The Democratic Party is remaining quiet after the announcement on Monday that their One Cook Islands counterparts were leaving the Opposition Coalition.

Water intakes finally flowing well

Wednesday December 02, 2015

JUST RECENTLY our water situation wasn’t looking good, but now Rarotonga has had enough rain to refill the island’s waterways.

Review could bring new telecoms option

Wednesday December 02, 2015

Cook Islanders could be one step closer to having another mobile phone company if the High Court asks the Minister of Finance Mark Brown to rethink his rejection of Orama Ltd’s bid for a telecommunications licence.

Early Christmas for our MPs

Wednesday December 02, 2015

Christmas has come early for the country’s 24 MPs, with the Chinese government gifting each of them with a 500cc quad bike.

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