Politics

Developed status coming: PM

Thursday February 08, 2018

Developed nation status is coming for the Cook Islands, and that is something for the country to be proud of.

MPs learn to be more effective

Wednesday February 07, 2018

New Zealand High Commissioner to the Cook Islands Peter Marshall challenged local Members of Parliament (MPs) to be on top of their game when it comes to scrutinising bills and attending select committee hearings.

Cook Islands Parliament will run a two-day bills workshop starting today at the Crown Beach Resort and Spa in Arorangi.

New Aussie diplomat

Monday January 29, 2018

EWEN McDonald has been appointed Australia’s next High Commissioner to New Zealand, with non-resident accreditation to the Cook Islands and Niue.

Ministers expected home this week

Monday January 22, 2018

All Cabinet ministers are expected to be in the country this week.

Manatua cable project set to start

Wednesday January 17, 2018

The Cook Islands and other Pacific Island countries participating in the Manatua submarine telecommunications cable project are close to finalising the international tender to carry out this multi-million dollar development.

Prime minister Henry Puna will attend the Eighth International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly which starts in Abu Dhabi this Friday.

Ministers to remain home

Wednesday December 27, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna and his Cabinet ministers will remain in the country this week.

Ministers to remain home

Monday December 18, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna is back in the country and is likely to remain in Rarotonga this week.

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