Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Tourists from the North American market are the biggest spenders in the Cook Islands.

Marine Bill before select committee

Monday February 19, 2018

The Marine Resources Bill 2017 which is aimed at providing sustainable use of the living marine resources in and around the Cook Islands for the benefit of the people is now before a select committee.

The Cook Islands government has pledged $50,000 to support in the recovery efforts for the neighbouring Pacific countries affected by Cyclone Gita.

The High Court has denied government’s bid to prolong the hearing of the appeal against the ruling of the development of purse seine fishery in the Cook Islands.

PM Ardern visiting Cooks next month

Thursday February 15, 2018

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern will be paying an official visit to the Cook Islands from March 6 to 8, PM Henry Puna confirmed yesterday

Entities benefit from write-off

Wednesday February 14, 2018

Finance minister Mark Brown on Monday confirmed the massive tax write-off as part of the ongoing tax amnesty will ease the burden off 1433 entities.

Visitors coming to the Cook Islands from New Zealand on Jetstar flights tend to spend less than those flying in with Air New Zealand.

Ports Authority has the power: PM

Wednesday February 14, 2018

Prime minister Henry Puna says he has no authority to intervene in matters relating to the running of the Ports Authority.

Migrant population size alarms Koutu Nui

Wednesday February 14, 2018

The Koutu Nui organisation has expressed alarm at the increasing numbers of foreigners and migrant workers who decide to stay in the Cook Islands permanently.

PM probed about Tiare Taporo

Tuesday February 13, 2018

Prime Minister Henry Puna had a busy day yesterday at the opening session of the first Parliament sitting for this year.

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