Politics

Ruling a confidence booster: MP

Wednesday March 08, 2017

The ruling against the Opposition’s attempt to declare vacant his parliamentary seat is a morale booster for his team in their efforts to continue serving his constituency, says Albert Nicholas.

Opposition unfazed by judgment

Monday March 06, 2017

Opposition leader Rose Brown has remained positive following the announcement of the High Court’s decision regarding the RAPPA situation.

The official handover of $966,000 from the government of India to the government of the Cook Islands took place yesterday.

United Nations International Women’s Day on March 8 will acknowledge pioneering women leaders in the Cook Islands who have assisted in the nation’s national journey to improve the status and life of women and their families.

Ministers at home

Tuesday February 28, 2017

The ministers will be meeting for the weekly Cabinet meeting tomorrow.

A special day in parliament ahead

Tuesday February 28, 2017

A working committee made up of parliament, the Cook Islands National Council of Women and the Internal Affairs Gender Development Division, is well underway with preparatory work for hosting the second women’s parliament on International Women’s Day, a United Nations-observance that falls on March 8 each year.

Crucial subsidy lies idle

Thursday February 23, 2017

A $500,000 budget allocation to subsidise domestic shipping during the 2016 financial year is unlikely to be used any time soon, because nothing has been done to determine how the scheme will work.

Officials in the ruling Cook Islands Party admit there are problems surrounding the scheduled run-off between two nominees vying to be the party’s candidate for Ngatangiia at  the next general elections.

McCully to attend meetings with PM

Monday February 20, 2017

Foreign minister Murray McCully will travel to the Cook Islands tomorrow (Tuesday) to undertake a range of meetings, with prime minister Henry Puna and his cabinet. 

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