A large turnout of voters kept electoral officials at the RAPPA polling station busy yesterday as they had their say on who should represent them in parliament.
An application has been made to the Civil Division of the High Court to seize the assets of Aitutaki Village Ltd, a company owned by jailed former One Cook Islands leader and MP Teina Bishop.
The Democratic Party has rejected claims by the Cook Islands Party that a broadcast made last Wednesday on Radio Cook Islands by Demo leader Tina Browne and the party’s RAPPA by-election candidate, Teina Rongo was in breach of the Electoral Act.
Teina Rongo seems a reluctant politician who is challenging himself to influence policies on the environment, culture, education and giving young people a more positive future.
Finance minister Mark Brown will be one of the panelists at a side event during the Asian Development Bank’s 50th Annual Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.
The Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus deal is as much about development as it is about trade for the Cook Islands, says prime minister Henry Puna.