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Bid to boost amnesty take-up

Friday September 15, 2017

Finance minister Mark Brown will be holding talks with the revenue management team to discuss ways of getting more people involved in the tax amnesty scheme.

Island show looks for healthiest babies

Thursday September 14, 2017

Babies were the star of the show at Tuesday’s Takuvaine baby show.

Tour guide has whale of an adventure

Thursday September 14, 2017

Adventure guide Daniel Marsh had his own adventure of a lifetime on Tuesday.

Tourism explains future directions

Thursday September 14, 2017

Executives from the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation on Tuesday made presentations to update stakeholders on its future direction.

Ministry of Agriculture director Patrick Arioka says soil analysis research conducted in the Ngatangiia area between Paringaru and the Avana area shows agricultural activity is not responsible for environmental impacts on Muri lagoon, as claimed in previous debate over the state of the lagoon.

Jail no deterrent for assault-accused

Thursday September 14, 2017

A man who recently served two months in prison for an assault that was described as “callous and cruel,” has appeared in court on another assault charge.

The Cook Islands have been seen as an example by other nations in the Pacific region for its “good practices”, says finance minister Mark Brown.

Upgrade ahead for Muri road

Thursday September 14, 2017

Infrastructure Cook Islands has confirmed preliminary works have been proposed for a project to improve the main road at Muri.

Hit and run at Ruatonga

Wednesday September 13, 2017

Police want to hear from any witnesses following a hit and run incident in Ruatonga near town on Sunday morning, around 6.30am.

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