Politics

Absent MPs draw Puna’s scorn

Tuesday September 13, 2016

PRIME Henry Puna and senior minister Mark Brown pulled no punches over the opposition no-show in Parliament yesterday.

OPPOSITION coalition members defended their decision to boycott Parliament yesterday, admitting their action was unusual, “but entirely appropriate”.

Govt 12, No-Shows 0

Tuesday September 13, 2016

IT WAS Rose Brown’s first sitting day as new parliamentary opposition leader and she did not show up. Nor did any of her political colleagues.

RUMOURS that the Opposition coalition will boycott the start of the second Parliamentary session of the year next week has been put to rest by Democratic Party leader William ‘Smiley’ Heather.

Demos drop a bombshell

Friday September 09, 2016

Party leader says RAPPA seat ‘lawfully’ declared vacant

New High Commissioner

Wednesday September 07, 2016

THE NEW New-Zealand High Commissioner to the Cook Islands has been confirmed by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

It’s all go for Rose, says clerk

Wednesday September 07, 2016

CLERK of Parliament John Tangi has confirmed receiving a letter from Rose Brown, endorsing herself as the new leader of the parliamentary opposition.

Puna chairs meeting in Micronesia

Wednesday September 07, 2016

COOK ISLANDS Prime Minister Henry Puna chaired the Smaller Islands States (SIS) Leaders meeting in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia yesterday.

OCI and CIP contest Aitutaki by-election

Saturday September 03, 2016

TWO CANDIDATES have been nominated to contest in Aitutaki’s Arutanga-Reureu-Nikaupara by-election scheduled for next month.

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