Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

Titikaveka students set for success

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Principal Gaylyn Lockington and teachers of Titikaveka College had plenty of wise words for their pupils at the school’s year 11 prize-giving last Friday.

FSC under microscope

Tuesday November 28, 2017

The Cook Islands Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) is undergoing a two week “Mutual Obligations” evaluation by an eight-member team of international financial specialists.

Punanga Nui market turns 25

Friday November 24, 2017

Punanga Nui Market was opened with all the pomp and ceremony fit for a king, or at least an heir to the throne, when Prince Edward cut the ribbon in 1992.

Muri drowning victims identified

Friday November 24, 2017

One of the two men who drowned at Muri lagoon Wednesday morning has now been identified as US Republican State Representative for South Dakota, Craig Tieszen, 68.

Aitutaki airport marks 75th year

Thursday November 23, 2017

Aitutaki airport was built in turbulent times during World War Two, and in its heyday was even visited by internationally-known movie stars. 

Two drown in attempt to cross reef

Thursday November 23, 2017

A small group of visiting family and friends are today coming to terms with a tragedy following the death of two members of their wedding party yesterday morning at Muri Lagoon.

Few MPs at legislation workshop

Wednesday November 22, 2017

MPs are this week attending a workshop facilitated by representatives of the United Nations Development Program to learn how to better scrutinise and review bills that are to be debated in the second and final sitting of parliament for the year, starting on Monday.

ADB opens local office at Nikao

Tuesday November 21, 2017

The Asian Development Bank now have their own premises in Nikao following a grand opening on Friday afternoon attended by around 30 guests, including deputy prime minister Teariki Heather.

Huge cost for vaka repair

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Getting the damaged vaka Marumaru Atua back into the water could cost up to $250,000.

Bishop to pay over $250,000

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Former MP and One Cook Islands Party leader Teina Bishop, convicted of corruption in July 2016, has settled out of court, agreeing to pay the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development a total of $254,000.

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