New Zealand’s deputy prime minister has postponed bringing a business and community delegation to Cook Islands to develop partnerships.

Outgoing water chief ‘faced challenging issues not of his own making’.

Government asks for more money

Saturday February 22, 2020

MPs will vote on whether to dip into next year’s Budget to address about $5m shortfall for pipeline works.

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. 

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