Local economist Vaine Wichman says the reason a substantial part of the capital expenditure budget has not been spent by the government is based on complex issues involving land and community feedback.
The government has confirmed the availability of a shipping subsidy for vessels servicing the northern group islands, with the first subsidised voyage having taken place earlier this month.
“We are more than ready!”
Those were the words of opposition deputy leader and spokesperson James Beer following last week’s announcement of an early general election on June 14.
Prime Minister Henry Puna and his cabinet ministers will remain home this week.
Our history-making bronze medallists from the Commonwealth Games are set for a hero’s welcome home next week.
Newcomer Bradley Puleosi won the BSP Tournament played last Saturday at the Rarotonga Golf Club course in Nikao.