Politics

PM urged to ‘come clean’ on Nicholas

Wednesday November 07, 2018

RAPPA Democratic Party candidate in the June 2018 elections, Dr Teina Rongo, has challenged prime minister Henry Puna, deputy prime minister Mark Brown and the Speaker of Parliament, Niki Rattle, to “come clean” on the whereabouts of former Cabinet minister and Member of Parliament Albert Nicholas.

Second sitting next month

Tuesday November 06, 2018

The second session of Parliament post 2018 general election will be held next month, confirmed the acting Clerk of Parliament Tangata Vainerere.

Minister Maggie heads to China

Monday November 05, 2018

Business Trade Investment Board minister George Maggie will be in China this week to attend the China International Import Expo (CIIE) which will be held from November 5 to 10.

Mokoroa reveals plans for Nikao-Panama

Saturday November 03, 2018

Minister for Police and Internal Affairs and Nikao-Panama MP Vaine (Mac) Mokoroa has reassured his people that he will keep his constituency abreast of all developments.

Ratification of PACER put on hold

Friday November 02, 2018

The Cook Islands ratification of the PACER Plus Agreement is on hold, says deputy prime minister and Finance minister Mark Brown.

Immigration law changes progress

Friday November 02, 2018

Progress towards legislative changes to the Immigration law continues with near-final consultations to be facilitated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI) on proposals for Immigration legislation and regulations over the next month.

Prime minister Henry Puna says if he could eject US president Donald Trump to another planet, he would.

Wright-Koteka new High Commissioner

Thursday November 01, 2018

Elizabeth Wright-Koteka will be the Cook Islands’ next High Commissioner to New Zealand.

Ministry issues dog Audit

Thursday November 01, 2018

Cook Islands government ministries have a real problem when it comes to documentation supporting their figures in official financial statements.

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