Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

QR to deliver message from the throne

Thursday September 20, 2018

Queen’s Representative Tom Marsters will deliver the message from the throne at the ceremonial opening of the 49th Session of Parliament on Thursday.

Visitor numbers close to record

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Visitor arrivals into the Cook Islands are edging closer to the 100,000 mark following figures released for July this year.

Volunteers clean up island litter

Saturday September 15, 2018

The Clean Up the World event coordinated by the National Environment Service (NES) today received a good response from the business communities and the government agencies.

Government is aware and wary of the risk that the northern group islands face with below normal rainfall and drought conditions forecast over the next three months.

Unaudited accounts raise issues

Saturday September 15, 2018

The Cook Islands is one of the few Pacific island countries which has a backlog of unaudited public accounts, potentially giving the country a bad financial rating.

Coaches impress NZ mentor

Thursday September 20, 2018

New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) educator Wayne Marsters is pleased with the level of understanding shown by the local coaches in the World Rugby accredited course he conducted earlier in the week.

Tourism cops 3 per cent budget cut

Thursday September 20, 2018

The upcoming budget which is expected to be tabled in Parliament tomorrow promises some new initiatives, but it doesn’t look that promising for the industry which drives the local economy.

Men, who make up the majority of Members of Parliament, need a woman to control and guide them through parliamentary proceedings, says prime minister Henry Puna.

Cook Islands men’s side is placed with Australia and Vanuatu in Pool C of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships to be held in November in Fiji.

Parliamentarians learn roles

Friday September 14, 2018

The facilitators of the three-day induction workshop for the new and returning Members of Parliament (MPs) say they were pleased with the enthusiasm of those who attended.

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