Politics

A time of family, peace and love

Monday December 24, 2018

As we celebrate Christmas, we are thankful for the gift of faith, of family, of friendship and the love that binds us all together and is the best part of our humanity. I hope you are all surrounded by your loved ones during the Christmas season.

Busy and productive year: PM Puna

Monday December 24, 2018

This year as a country has been a bountiful year and as your Prime Minister I am very pleased looking back on so many things that we have achieved. But most of all, that you have had a year where you have seen growth, whether it be in your business, in life or in your family, and where you have had the time to enjoy this little paradise we all call home.

United they stand

Monday December 24, 2018

The Cook Islands Party (CIP) led government is confident that they will see out their four year term in power despite holding on to a slight majority.

Decision goes to Court of Appeal

Thursday December 20, 2018

Court registrar Claudine Henry-Anguna will refer the report she received from the Electoral Office regarding the Rakahanga seat to the Court of Appeal before confirming the outcome.

Undersea cable contract signed

Thursday December 20, 2018

Manatua contract signed The Cook Islands government has signed a contract for construction of a new undersea fibre-optic cable.

Browne may have won in Rakahanga

Wednesday December 19, 2018

Tina Browne appeared to have claimed the Rakahanga seat following a scrutiny of the votes by the Electoral Office yesterday.

Atiu resident Tereapii Porio Maka Kea says Agriculture minister Rose Brown’s reply to his letter to the editor of CINews about government employment issues on Atiu contains “false information.”

CIP critical of appeal ruling

Monday December 17, 2018

While respectful of the rule of law, the Cook Islands Party-led government says it is extremely disappointed with the Court of Appeal decision on the Rakahanga election.

Only three people turned up to a meeting in the dining room of parliament last Wednesday to discuss setting up a new organisation aimed at protecting and preserving the interests of former Members of Parliament.

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