Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Touch to hold second muster comp

Wednesday January 17, 2018

The Cook Islands Touch Association is inviting interested teams and players to join them for a second muster meet today at Nikao Field.

Puaikura thanks CIFA for scholarship

Wednesday January 17, 2018

Puaikura Football Club has thanked Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) for providing football scholarships to five of its players.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has confirmed the extra time given to the Cook Islands to compile reliable data to determine the country’s graduation to developed status.

Manatua cable project set to start

Wednesday January 17, 2018

The Cook Islands and other Pacific Island countries participating in the Manatua submarine telecommunications cable project are close to finalising the international tender to carry out this multi-million dollar development.

Government approved additional expenditure of $2.1 million from July to December last year.

Chinese government is committing close to $10 million towards a project which will oversee the refurbishment of the Ministry of Justice, the police headquarters and the sports arena buildings.

Total revenue collection for the quarter ending September 2017/18 was slightly lower than the Budget estimate but this should not affect projected revenue collection for this financial year, says Finance minister Mark Brown.

The Cook Islands Touch 2018 season gets underway next week with muster competitions to help clubs prepare well before the season gets underway later this month.

All eyes on Commonwealth Games

Monday January 15, 2018

It all started as a New Year’s resolution some years ago when Philippa Woonton made up her mind to whip herself back in shape.

Finance minister Mark Brown says the former “colonial masters of the Pacific” have to do a little bit more if they want to maintain their presence amid growing concern about China’s influence in the region.

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