Politics

Govts blamed for flooding

Wednesday April 11, 2018

Local businessman Sam Crocombe has blamed current and former governments for the flash flooding that affected a number of businesses at the Avatiu roundabout area on Monday night.

Cook Islands investment policies and procedures are being reviewed to ensure that they are conducive to promoting “mutually-advantageous initiatives”, whilst also catering for this country’s cultural and environmental vulnerabilities, says prime minister Henry Puna.

Last week’s state visit by a Cook Islands delegation to New Zealand saw more ideas progress in seven days than the Cook Islands have likely seen over the past four years.

Prime minister Henry Puna is expected to attend the Smart Island World Congress (SIWC) later this month.

PM-led delegation returns

Monday April 09, 2018

The prime minister Henry Puna-led delegation to New Zealand on a state visit was scheduled to return home yesterday.

Bishop renews reform calls

Monday April 09, 2018

One Cook Island’s (OCI) leader Teina Bishop is on a crusade to have the Constitution Amendment (No 29) Bill tabled once again in parliament.

Agriculture minister Kiriau Turepu will leave for Fiji this weekend to attend the 34th FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific.

Prime minister Henry Puna delivered a keynote address to a full house of more than 100 people at an event hosted by the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) on Tuesday (CI time).

Te Mato Vai discussed in NZ

Saturday April 07, 2018

The multi-million dollar Te Mato Vai project was one of the issues discussed by the Cook Islands delegation at the Joint Ministerial Forum in New Zealand on Thursday (CI time).

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