Economy

Cook Islands-flagged ship safe

Thursday February 20, 2020

The Cook Islands registered Turkish cargo ship and its crew are safe after a military attack on the port it has berthed in Tripoli, Libya.

Government has paid about a third of a million dollars in Christmas bonus to welfare beneficiaries.

Olomana Departure Delayed

Friday December 27, 2019

The cargo ship Olomana docked at Avatiu harbour on Sunday morning with the help of a fishing charter boat, rather than a tug boat.

Swire Shipping is entering a new vessel sharing partnership from New Zealand to the Cook Islands, adding an extra ship to the route.

Cargo vessel finally in port

Monday December 23, 2019

There would have been sighs of relief around the island yesterday morning when the event everyone had been waiting for - arrival of the cargo ship Olomana, finally happened. The vessel, which had been unable to enter Avatiu Harbour because of bad weather, docked at around 9am.  

Jet leaves with no passengers

Saturday December 21, 2019

The Air New Zealand jet which arrived from Sydney yesterday morning pictured on the tarmac at Rarotonga International Airport. Its scheduled flight to Auckland was cancelled. 

Air NZ flight is cancelled

Friday December 20, 2019

Today’s Air New Zealand flight NZ60 from Rarotonga to Auckland was cancelled yesterday due to a crew shortage.

Revenue expectations high

Thursday December 19, 2019

Tax gains will boost result, says Finance Minister.

A couple who have been visiting Rarotonga for the last 20 years, have aired their frustration on the flight delay and luggage offload they experienced with Jetstar Airways.

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