With money tight and Covid rife in the world, it’s hard for anyone to conceive of going on holiday at present – and Maire Browne knows that better than most.
Cook Islands’ international development partners won’t decide until next year whether to downgrade the country’s economic status to “developing”.
The development of the tuna fisheries and their importance to the social and economic goals of the Cook Islands is greater than ever before.
Hopes of a travel bubble between Cook Islands and New Zealand have been dashed after four new cases of Covid-19 in Auckland through community transmission.
Yesterday was the 75th anniversary of the dropping of a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima – and the 35th anniversary of the signing of the ground-breaking Treaty of Rarotonga that started an international move away from nuclear weapons.