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Leaders commit to fisheries resources

Saturday September 15, 2018

At their annual summit in Nauru last week, Pacific Forum Leaders lent their support to a number of recommendations from Forum Fisheries ministers who had met earlier in the year in July in the Cook Islands.

Unaudited accounts raise issues

Saturday September 15, 2018

The Cook Islands is one of the few Pacific island countries which has a backlog of unaudited public accounts, potentially giving the country a bad financial rating.

Hiker rescued from Needle

Thursday September 20, 2018

A female tourist who broke her leg near the Needle was rescued by a police search and rescue team during a gruelling seven-hour ordeal on Tuesday night.

Tourism cops 3 per cent budget cut

Thursday September 20, 2018

The upcoming budget which is expected to be tabled in Parliament tomorrow promises some new initiatives, but it doesn’t look that promising for the industry which drives the local economy.

New patrol boat big boost for police

Thursday September 20, 2018

The Cook Islands Police Service hopes to take delivery of its new patrol boat in 2022.

Men, who make up the majority of Members of Parliament, need a woman to control and guide them through parliamentary proceedings, says prime minister Henry Puna.

Mokoroa pleased with portfolios

Thursday September 20, 2018

New Cabinet minister Vaine “Mac” Mokoroa is eager to get stuck into his new role as the boss of Internal Affairs, the police and the office of Ombudsman.

Award-winning resort refurbished

Thursday September 13, 2018

The award-winning Pacific Resort Rarotonga has completed a full refurbishment of 16 standard studio and standard family rooms.

Descendants unveil WW1 veteran’s grave

Thursday September 13, 2018

The unveiling of the grave of World War One veteran, husband and father Polinahe Alapai, took place on Tuesday.

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