Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Locals ‘guts out’ NZ triathlon

Tuesday January 15, 2019

Local triathletes Geoff Stoddart and Taki Anaru raced the 30th Tauranga Half Ironman in New Zealand over the weekend.

Speaker of Parliament Niki Rattle paid tribute to the former New Zealand High Commissioner to the Cook Islands Peter Marshall for his contribution to the country.

Marshall, who finished his term as the head of the New Zealand High Commission here, was hosted by Rattle and the Parliament staff to a farewell lunch on Friday last week.

The thick black smoke coming from a building in the Rarotonga international airport area was in fact from a brand new incinerator, confirmed the Airport Authority chief executive officer Joseph Ngamata.

One committee for bills

Monday January 14, 2019

A new approach to ensure effective work from parliamentarians will see just one special select committee deliberating on bills to be presented in Parliament this term.

Ministry of Health will devote the funds received from a recent Bluesky texting promotion to cancer screening initiatives in the Cook Islands.

CIFA to host regional qualifiers

Friday January 11, 2019

Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) is hosting the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League Qualifiers from January 26 to February 1 at the CIFA complex in Matavera.

The Cook Islands has joined a coalition of countries aimed at fighting tax avoidance and easing cross-border tax dispute resolution.

Parliament to overhaul rules

Friday January 11, 2019

Speaker of Parliament Niki Rattle will chair a Standing Orders committee, set up to look into revising the rules regulating parliamentary proceedings.

CIRU pays tribute to fallen coach

Thursday January 10, 2019

Cook Islands Rugby Union has joined the rest of the rugby fraternity around the world mourning the loss of well-respected New Zealand coach Geoff Moon.

New parliament clerk named

Thursday January 10, 2019

Tangata Vainerere has been confirmed the new Clerk of Parliament, effective January 4, 2019.

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