Politics

Ruling on two petitions expected soon

Wednesday August 15, 2018

Chief Justice Sir Hugh Williams is expected to make his ruling on two of the six general election petition cases by later this week.

PM admits holiday inference

Tuesday August 14, 2018

Caretaker PM Henry Puna has admitted people might have thought that there would be a public holiday on Friday, June 15, on Rakahanga based on what he said during a Cook Islands Party (CIP) meeting on the island on June 12.

Petition hearings underway

Saturday August 11, 2018

A number of witnesses took the stand in High Court yesterday to give evidence regarding the Rakahanga electoral petition filed by Democratic Party leader Tina Browne following the May 14 general election.

The Cook Islands and the United Arab Emirates have signed a joint communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations in Wellington, New Zealand, formalising diplomatic arrangements between the governments of the Cook Islands and the United Arab Emirates.

Nominations are open for the top roles in the governing Cook Islands Party (CIP) in the lead up to its conference on Monday next week.

Parliament service for Tangi

Friday August 03, 2018

The body of Clerk of Parliament John Tangi, who died on Wednesday evening at Rarotonga Hospital, was brought to the Cook Islands Parliament yesterday afternoon for a memorial service attended by parliamentary staff, cabinet ministers and other government representatives.

Parliament clerk dies

Friday August 03, 2018

Clerk of Parliament John Tangi passed away on Wednesday evening at the age of 67.

Culture minister George Maggie put in a public request to the Chinese government for “machinery and trucks”, including a four-wheel drive, at an official ceremony held at the National Auditorium yesterday.

Government MPs help out

Thursday July 26, 2018

The Cook Islands Party (CIP) government MPs have chipped in to support the 2018 Te Maeva Nui celebrations tere parties.

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