Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

MPs raise water shortage issue

Tuesday September 25, 2018

Government took a swipe at the Opposition in Parliament yesterday on the water shortage issue that was raised by their leader William “Smiley” Heather.

Dream come true for RRRR winner

Tuesday September 25, 2018

It was a dream come true for New Zealander Gene Rand, who won the 41st Round Rarotonga Road Race on Saturday.

Growers urged to register for VAT

Tuesday September 25, 2018

Finance minister Mark Brown says growers have to register as a VAT (value added tax) registered entity in order to take advantage of the schemes under the tax department.

Prime Minister Henry Puna told Parliament yesterday to mention rumours in connection with absent Member of Parliament Albert Nicholas “is totally improper”.

The blaze that destroyed a building in Arorangi on Sunday evening spread so fast that firefighters were unable to do anything about it.

Govt re-uses part of underspent budget

Tuesday September 25, 2018

The government has confirmed it is only re-appropriating part of the unused $38.4 million – earmarked for capital projects in the past financial year – for this year’s Budget, taking the total capital budget to $44.5 million.

New champion to be crowned

Monday September 24, 2018

A new winner will be crowned in the Rarotonga Club 15s competition this weekend after defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels were dumped in the semifinal on Saturday.

Unprecedented tourism arrivals and higher levels of public and private capital investment have generated strong economic growth in the Cook Islands.

Crunch time for top sides

Saturday September 22, 2018

It’s do-or-die for the top-four teams in the Rarotonga Club 15s semifinals today.

Road improvement on the cards

Saturday September 22, 2018

The new Infrastructure minister, Robert Tapaitau, has assured parliament that the government has plans in place to improve the deteriorating condition of roads in Rarotonga.

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