Politics

Cabinet is expected to discuss two outstanding matters on the draft legislation for the Marae Moana Marine Park when it meets tomorrow.

Demo Party ponders next steps

Thursday March 09, 2017

The Democratic Party is still considering its next steps over the decision of the High Court in relation to Albert Nicholas’ parliamentary seat.

Ruling a confidence booster: MP

Wednesday March 08, 2017

The ruling against the Opposition’s attempt to declare vacant his parliamentary seat is a morale booster for his team in their efforts to continue serving his constituency, says Albert Nicholas.

Opposition unfazed by judgment

Monday March 06, 2017

Opposition leader Rose Brown has remained positive following the announcement of the High Court’s decision regarding the RAPPA situation.

The official handover of $966,000 from the government of India to the government of the Cook Islands took place yesterday.

United Nations International Women’s Day on March 8 will acknowledge pioneering women leaders in the Cook Islands who have assisted in the nation’s national journey to improve the status and life of women and their families.

Ministers at home

Tuesday February 28, 2017

The ministers will be meeting for the weekly Cabinet meeting tomorrow.

A special day in parliament ahead

Tuesday February 28, 2017

A working committee made up of parliament, the Cook Islands National Council of Women and the Internal Affairs Gender Development Division, is well underway with preparatory work for hosting the second women’s parliament on International Women’s Day, a United Nations-observance that falls on March 8 each year.

Crucial subsidy lies idle

Thursday February 23, 2017

A $500,000 budget allocation to subsidise domestic shipping during the 2016 financial year is unlikely to be used any time soon, because nothing has been done to determine how the scheme will work.

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