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.
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).
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).
The Cook Islands will continue to foster and develop relationship with other international partners including China, despite New Zealand’s new approach to foreign policy on the region.
Margaret Matenga claims ongoing corruption and bias within the CIP led to her decision to withdraw as the Titikaveka Cook Islands Party (TCIP) nominee.