Almost every Democratic Party Member of Parliament has signed a formal document pledging loyalty to both the party and the Opposition Leader Tina Browne.
In the presence of the Queen's Representative, the prime minister, family and friends and staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the new Cook Islands High Commissioner to New Zealand Elizabeth Wright Koteka pledged to undertake her duties with integrity, diligence and innovation in service to the Cook Islands.
Deputy prime minister Mark Brown will head to the northern group this Thursday to round up consultation on the seabed mineral exploration plans.
Agnes Armstrong’s win in the Ivirua by-election this Monday received a seal of approval from the chief electoral officer Taggy Tangimetua yesterday.
Opposition Leader Tina Browne has slammed the government’s politicisation of taxpayer-funded infrastructure projects and accused it of “trying to hold people to ransom”.
The members of the special select committee for bills met yesterday at the Parliament Chamber for an orientation programme that ends today.