Politics

Ministers to remain home

Wednesday December 27, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna and his Cabinet ministers will remain in the country this week.

Ministers to remain home

Monday December 18, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna is back in the country and is likely to remain in Rarotonga this week.

Parliament ends on high note

Thursday December 07, 2017

The second sitting of parliament for 2017 ended on a high on Tuesday with prime minister Henry Puna’s announcement that the government will provide a bus for schoolchildren on Mangaia.

Ministers home for parliament

Monday December 04, 2017

All Cabinet ministers are expected to remain in Rarotonga for the second week of Parliamentary sitting.

UN hopes ‘nonsense’: PM

Friday December 01, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna has rejected claims made by Rarotonga resident Papa Williams that the Cook Islands government is aspiring to graduate to developed country status for the purpose of gaining a seat at the United Nations as “nonsense”.

Leaders call for cooperation

Thursday November 16, 2017

Small island developing states (SIDS) leaders, including Cook Islands prime minister Henry Puna, have called upon the international community to assist in maximising the sustainable use of the fisheries and aquaculture sectors for the benefit of their countries.

Politics in need of new blood: Ioane

Tuesday November 14, 2017

The Cook Islands government hopes to see an increase in young people playing key roles in next year’s general election,

MPs need to know development plans

Monday November 13, 2017

Parliamentarians need to understand the Community Sustainable Development Plans (CSDP) of their respective constituencies in order to effectively measure and assess the performance of government’s climate change policies.

Brown, Glassie off to Germany

Monday November 06, 2017

Finance minister Mark Brown and health minister Nandi Glassie will this week leave for Germany to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23).

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