Politics

Demos haven’t changed: Brown

Monday April 24, 2017

New Democratic Party leader Tina Browne has lapsed into the “same old rhetoric” that previous Demo leaders have used, says Finance minister Mark Brown.

The government is going to be “turfed out at the next election because people are simply fed up with all the talk, the travel, and the poor performance at every department level”.

Glassie visits Geneva

Friday April 21, 2017

Health minister Nandi Glassie has joined leaders from other countries for a week-long summit in Geneva this week to pledge new commitments to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

‘Blame game’ wrong – Short

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Lawyer Mark Short says he has been wrongly blamed as having been instrumental in the election of new Democratic Party leader Tina Browne.

PM unhappy over fee delay

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna is not pleased about the length of time it is taking to change motorscooter licensing fees back to $20.

Straight talking to Democrats

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Demo Party members were given a short, sharp reminder on Monday of last week as to how an opposition party should function.

That was the provocative and hard-hitting title of a presentation given by lawyer Mark Short on the first day of the annual Demo conference at the Takuvaine AOG Hall on Monday.

Opposition Unsurprised say sources

Saturday April 08, 2017

Sources in the Opposition say the PM’s announcement for a by-election for RAPPA comes as no surprise.

Albert Nicholas to resign

Saturday April 08, 2017

Nicholas, whose roles in the government include Internal Affairs minister and Sports minister, has decided to quit to end the controversy of his defection from the Democrats to the Cook Islands Party.

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