Phillipa Webb

Phillipa Webb

Divorce tackled in Family Law Bill

Tuesday December 01, 2015

This story is the last in a series about the Family Law Bill 2015, which if passed by parliament, could drastically change the way child protection and domestic violence issues are dealt with in the Cook Islands. This story covers the relationship, separation and support aspects of the Bill. CI News thanks Secretary of Internal Affairs Bredina Drollet for making the series possible.

Clean water, power transform islands

Tuesday December 01, 2015

More than 300,000 people across 14 Pacific island countries are benefitting from solar power and safe water thanks to the Japanese Government’s PEC Fund administered by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.

A case involving the theft of 400 pineapple shoots in Aitutaki has the community outraged.

Good Samaritan has phone stolen

Tuesday December 01, 2015

In a strange turn of events, an act of goodwill has left a local man with no cell phone after an incident outside Hidies nightclub early on Saturday morning.

OCI and Demos part company

Tuesday December 01, 2015

There is trouble in paradise for the One Cook Islands and Democratic Party coalition, with One Cook Islands severing ties with the main Opposition Party.

Over-the-reef pipeline rejected

Tuesday December 01, 2015

The Rarotonga Enviroment Authority has rejected a controversial proposal to build an over-the-reef pipeline to supply fuel to Rarotonga.

Prime minister at climate talks

Monday November 30, 2015

Prime Minister Henry Puna will be away until next week at what is set to be the most significant meeting on climate change in Paris this week.

Nationwide survey begins next week

Monday November 30, 2015

Eight hundred Cook Island households will be put under the spotlight over the next 12 months aiming to help the government make informed decisions about the future of the country.

Civil defence ‘needs work’

Monday November 30, 2015

On the back of three deaths in Rarotonga waters recently, serious work is needed to strengthen civil defence and emergency responses in the Cook Islands.

Atiu crusher brings new era for island

Saturday November 28, 2015

People of Atiu have now access to a new crusher that will pave the way for producing aggregates to seal the airport runway and the roads.

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