Economy

Jet stopover for refueling

Wednesday September 02, 2020

Rarotonga International Airport saw a rare visit from a jet plane late on Sunday.

A yacht, damaged and blown off course, was forced to seek help in Rarotonga this weekend – despite the border closure.

Accurate and up-to-date data needed for effective budgeting, says international report. 

Air border closure extended

Wednesday August 26, 2020

Cook Islands Cabinet has decided to extend the temporary total air border closure for inwards passenger travel with no exemptions.

The Bank of the South Pacific has recorded a 12.2 per cent drop in profit for the first half of 2020.

New Tourism Industry Council president Liana Scott says the road ahead is filled with anxiety, but pulling together is what will get everyone through. 

Non-essential travellers to Cook Islands should be made to pay for their quarantine on the way here, the Opposition says.

Threat of court action by opponents of chemical treatment of water supply. 

Cooks: Give us a break from debt

Wednesday August 19, 2020

Cook Islands government has raised the question of debt relief with Australia, saying it is spending money servicing international loans that is needed for critical economic recovery initiatives.

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