Politics

Parliament over for the year

Wednesday December 16, 2015

And that’s a wrap…

Prime Minister Henry Puna closed the doors on parliament yesterday afternoon after a record short two-day sitting.

Teina Bishop’s future is now in the hands of the High Court.

‘Payment’ investigated

Monday November 09, 2015

The Revenue Management division has initiated an internal investigation after a small business owner complained to media she was being targeted for unorthodox lump sum payments by a RMD staff member.

CABIENT DIARY

Monday November 09, 2015

Puna on voyage around islands

Aid relationship moves up a gear

Saturday November 07, 2015

An historic arrangement has been signed by the Cook Islands and New Zealand governments which consolidates New Zealand’s aid programme and delivers it mainly through the Cook Islands Government budget.  

Government investigates document leak

Saturday November 07, 2015

The government is investigating how a local publisher got his hands on confidential legal documents, and is exploring options to ensure an investigation into government spending is not compromised by the leak.

Delays undermine financial reports

Saturday November 07, 2015

Because Cook Islands government annual financial statements haven’t been audited since June 2011, the value of subsequent financial statements is compromised, the International Monetary Fund says.

Anti-corruption moves rubbished

Friday November 06, 2015

Minister of Parliamentary Services Nandi Glassie has become a champion against corruption.

Purse seining deal detailed

Thursday November 05, 2015

The nets of Spanish purse seiners could be collecting skipjack tuna in Cook Island waters for the next eight years.

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