Politics

Prime minister Henry Puna has warned the Opposition against carrying and promoting their own agenda while representing the country at international meetings.

Brown rejects more cash for Ag

Thursday April 18, 2019

Suggestions for millions more dollars to be put into the agriculture appropriation in the Budget is a wrong call, says finance minister Mark Brown.

Committee MPs chosen

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Parliament last week endorsed new members for various committees looking into the Bills, Standing Orders and the public accounts.

An important component of the 2019/20 Cook Islands Government Budget process has been the establishment of the Budget Support Group (BSG) which commenced its role in February.

Deputy prime minister Mark Brown says he believes the remuneration of the Members of Parliaments (MPs) needs to be upgraded.

Parliament in Briefs

Wednesday April 10, 2019

Govt retains Bluesky share

Surplus for resilience: Brown

Wednesday April 10, 2019

Finance minister Mark Brown says the surplus government is making on a quarterly and annual basis is used for strengthening the financial resilience of the country.

$5.3m top up to Budget

Wednesday April 10, 2019

The government is proposing topping up the current 2018/19 Budget by $5.3 million in an Appropriation Amendment Bill that was tabled by finance minister Mark Brown in Parliament on Monday.

‘Inspired’ Nicholas returns

Tuesday April 09, 2019

With a reignited desire to help his community and people, Albert Nicholas took the oath of allegiance in Parliament yesterday, pledging to bring more good changes in his second term as Avatiu-Ruatonga-Palmerston MP.

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