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Articles by Wilkie Rasmussen

OPINION: Political convenience ahead of proper engineering

Thursday 27 May 2021 | Written by Wilkie Rasmussen | Published in Opinion, Tropical Chronicles

I remember the wise late Professor Papa Ron Crocombe prophesize that in future if we continue our tendency to build on flat, or undulating rich planting land, floods will occur. He is absolutely right, writes Wilkie Rasmussen.

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OPINION: Totally reliant on the Golden Goose

Thursday 20 May 2021 | Written by Wilkie Rasmussen | Published in Opinion, Tropical Chronicles

By Jove, like it or not, I was one of those who loved it. I celebrated quietly and sucked in a different air, an air of freedom and lordship over the land and waters, writes Wilkie Rasmussen.

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OPINION: Building upon the Henry Puna dynasty

Saturday 8 May 2021 | Written by Wilkie Rasmussen | Published in Opinion, Tropical Chronicles

There are examples of countries that when their leaders retired, they handed over the top job to their wives. Are we seeing this in the Cook Islands now? By Wilkie Rasmussen

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