A massive project dedicated to reviewing and improving the rights of persons with disabilities in the Cook Islands is being taken on by co-founders of Kia Orana Collective, Amy Kainuku and Claire Wilson.
Not many professionals crack the 40-year mark of service then take up a new career. John Strickland took that turn on Monday, transitioning from 41 years of serving the community with the Cook Islands Police and onto a new path as the incoming director of Emergency Management Cook Islands (EMCI).
Further to the announcement two weeks ago and with the current border closure in mind, the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mark Brown is pleased to announce one further round of the Business Grant for October.
Edmond Tupuna is among 50 Cook Islanders employed at Alliance Group’s Lorneville site near Invercargill at the bottom of New Zealand’s South Island, unable to return home because of the border closure.