Economy

Telecom bidding war continues

Thursday December 04, 2014

The bidding war over the sale of Telecom Cook Islands continues, as it appears only one fully local company remains in the fight for a 60 per cent shareholding in the company.

The Asia Development Bank is set to provide private sector assessments to identify constraints and opportunities for private sector development in the Cook Islands.

Dragon Fruit thrive on Palmerston

Saturday November 29, 2014

Dragon Fruit have taken off on Palmerston Island with growers looking forward to a good season of fruit.

High cost of living a major concern

Saturday November 29, 2014

Price controls are needed to curb the high cost of living, says Democratic Party finance spokesperson James Beer.

Kia Orana Cook Islands ready to go

Friday November 28, 2014

Kia Orana Cook Islands is set to kick off again with Rarotonga ready to host a number of overseas visitors in the hope of boosting the local market.

Te Mato Vai reaches stage two

Friday November 28, 2014

The international engineering consultancy contracted to design stage two of the Te Mato Vai project has completed its work and presented its plan to the Project Steering Group overseeing the project.

Rain delays Te Mato Vai

Thursday November 27, 2014

While the recent rain has been welcome relief for households, it has made work on the $64 million water project difficult.

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) has just released the draft Large Pelagic Longline Fishery Plan for public comment. 

Vanilla farmers get boost

Wednesday November 26, 2014

The Cook Islands Vanilla industry is set to receive a boost with a new scheme and allocation of funding to assist the industry.

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