Politics

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.

Pitt’s TV outburst lashes government

Thursday November 05, 2015

A defiant George Pitt took to Cook Islands Television on Tuesday night to air his views on constitutional expert Dr Alex Frame’s draft legal opinion on Government spending.

Publisher: ‘I will not go to court’

Wednesday November 04, 2015

Cook Islands Herald publisher George Pitt says he will not go to court over defying a High Court injunction forbidding him from broadcasting or publishing the contents of a legal opinion written by Dr Alex Frame about government spending.

The Financial Intelligence Unit is allegedly investigating supposed ‘corrupt activities’ undertaken by Minister of Finance Mark Brown.

Chinese to build Apii Nikao

Monday November 02, 2015

The Chinese government will be tendering the construction of Apii Nikao to its own construction companies.

MINISTERS TRAVEL DIARY

Monday November 02, 2015

Prime Minister Henry Puna is heading to Paris this week to participate in United Nations education talks.

Spain contradicts MMR on fishing deal

Saturday October 31, 2015

If the European Union and Spanish government are to be believed, it seems our Ministry of Marine Resources may have been economical with the truth about an agreement for Spanish purse seiners to fish in Cook Islands waters.

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