Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Fisheries face complex issues

Thursday July 05, 2018

Issues involving Oceanic fisheries are becoming increasingly complex for the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), says outgoing director-general James Movick.

Incumbent Prime Minister Henry Puna is calling for a strong regional response to overcome the number of challenges in managing tuna stocks.

Clerk of Parliament John Tangi has clarified the decision to put forward Democratic Party MP Tetangi Matapo’s name as interim deputy speaker for next week’s Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference (POCC) in Wellington was his.

The appointment of the new director general of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) will be one of the key agendas at the 15th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministers Meeting (FFCMIN15) this week.

Demo MP interim deputy speaker

Wednesday July 04, 2018

Democratic Party MP Tetangi Matapo will be attending the Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference (POCC) in Wellington, New Zealand next week as the interim deputy speaker of the Cook Islands Parliament.

Marsters cherishes Kiwi moment

Tuesday July 03, 2018

Despite making a losing debut for the Kiwis about a fortnight ago, Cook Islander Esan Marsters is upbeat about better days ahead in the black jumper.

Cooks still have a chance

Tuesday July 03, 2018

It’s not all over yet for the Cook Islands national rugby side, despite their 26-3 loss to Hong Kong in the opening leg of the Rugby World Cup qualifying series on Saturday.

Close, but not good enough

Monday July 02, 2018

Hong Kong can count themselves lucky to survive a second half scare from the Cook Islands in the first of the two-match Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019 qualification series held over the weekend.

The Electoral Office is seeking clarification from the Crown Law Office on the due date of petitions challenging the validity of the 2018 general election.

Bring it on Hong Kong!

Saturday June 30, 2018

The challenge has been laid down and it’s time to deliver the goods with the Cook Islands about to take on Hong Kong in the Rugby World Cup qualifier today at the BCI Stadium in Nikao.

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