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Former PM Jim Marurai passes away at age 73

Thursday 5 November 2020 | Written by Katrina Tanirau | Published in National, Politics

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Former PM Jim Marurai passes away at age 73
Former PM Jim Marurai passed away this week at the age of 73. 17071117

Known as Gentleman Jim, former PM Jim Marurai passes away at age 73

The island of A'ua'u Enua-Mangaia and the rest of the nation is in mourning after the sad passing of one of their favourite sons - former Cook Islands Prime Minister Jim Marurai.

Marurai served as the nation's leader from December 2004 until November 2010.

He was 73-years-old.

Prime Minister Mark Brown has led a delegation of mourners to Mangaia today to attend Marurai's funeral and pay their respects.

Full coverage in tomorrow's edition of CI News.