Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

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.

Less mud-slinging forecast

Monday April 16, 2018

The early election should bring the best out of the contesting politicians and parties, says local economist Vaine Wichman.

Govt confirms shipping subsidy

Monday April 16, 2018

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.

Opposition ready for elections

Monday April 16, 2018

“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.

Ministers to stay in Rarotonga

Monday April 16, 2018

Prime Minister Henry Puna and his cabinet ministers will remain home this week.

Cook Islander Teddy Stanaway has been elevated to the travelling reserve role with the All Blacks Sevens team for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia.

Our history-making bronze medallists from the Commonwealth Games are set for a hero’s welcome home next week.

OFC to elect new president

Friday April 13, 2018

A new Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) president will be elected at the OFC Congress in June this year.

The Electoral Office is bracing for a busy period in the upcoming weeks following the announcement of an early election in June.

Newcomer wins golf tournament

Thursday April 12, 2018

Newcomer Bradley Puleosi won the BSP Tournament played last Saturday at the Rarotonga Golf Club course in Nikao.

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