Economy

Cooks a firm family favourite

Thursday December 18, 2014

The Cook Islands has again come out on top as the most attractive holiday destination for Kiwi families.

A group of eight outer islands women are set to put new knowledge gained at a 10-day cold press virgin coconut oil workshop in Samoa to use on their islands.

RMD number can save paying tax

Thursday December 18, 2014

Cook Islands residents who earn less than $11,000 a year should provide their RMD number to their bank to ensure they will pay no tax on their interest earnings.

Contractors check TMV requirements

Thursday December 18, 2014

Work is progressing swiftly on the Te Mato Vai project, with potential contractors for stage two works going on a day tour of their potential future work space.

Bid for more adaptation funds

Monday December 15, 2014

The Cook Islands has lodged an application to become accredited to the Adapation Fund as a National Implementing Entity.

Steady as she goes on TMV project

Saturday December 13, 2014

Despite heavy rain the Te Mato Vai project is progressing well, with 18 kilometres of pipe already laid in the $64 million project. 

Airport solar project a success

Thursday December 11, 2014

Rarotonga’s airport solar project is proving highly efficient, with more power being produced than expected from the $3.3 million project.

Christmas lights are up and Rarotonga businesses have been busy creating a series of exciting events leading up to Christmas Day.

Biggest October for visits

Tuesday December 09, 2014

October 2014 visitor arrivals were 11,842, an increase of 399 (3.5 per cent) on the same period last year.

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