Maritime Cook Islands (MCI) registered 130 new vessels last year to grow its fleet by 3.6 per cent from 557 vessels at the end of 2016 to 577 in December, 2017.
Discussion on the New Zealand pension rules are expected to take place between the Cook Islands government and New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern today.
There was a poor turnout for the opening Marine Resources Bill 2017 public consultation at Sinai Hall in Avarua on Thursday last week.
The Ministry of Cultural Development is putting the finishing touches on the venue in preparation for tomorrow’s state dinner.
All cabinet ministers will remain in Rarotonga for the Pacific Mission visit this week.
Tupapa Panthers will be hoping to continue their unbeaten run in the domestic rugby league competition when they host defending champions Titikaveka Bulldogs at Victoria Park today.