Bank of South Pacific staff, from left, Tokoa Taringa, Ruta Paniani, Marty Toru, Tokoa Harmon and Tahiti Isaaka at the launch. Photo: SUPPLIED/22052608
The Bank of South Pacific Cook Islands held the reopening of their Rarotonga branch on Wednesday.
The bank’s main branch for the first time in over 20 years underwent significant refurbishment.
Cook Islands country head David Street said after many years of planning and
several challenges along the way “we are proud of the results and are confident
the community will enjoy the fresh new look and feel”.
have changed the layout to provide a better customer experience. Customers will
be welcomed on arrival at the greeter’s desk located at the front door – the
greeter will also attend to any quick or simple enquires,” Street said.
are more customer services counters located at the front of the branch, with a
lounge waiting area, and an internet banking kiosk for customer convenience and
to promote digital solutions.
are now located toward the back with two business express deposit counters for
businesses to drop off their banking and go, “no waiting in queues”.
look forward to welcoming all our customers and business partners into the new
branch,” Street said.
launch began with a short prayer service conducted by Pastor Tere Marsters, who
also blessed the new premises.
said: “As part of the celebration we thanked our partners at John Short
Construction for the installation and making special mention to Naveen Kant
(John Short Construction) who farewells the Cook Islands after 18 years, in
that time Naveen has completed many projects for the bank.”
also farewelled our own Tutu Inamata (Business Manager) who is leaving BSP
after 5.5 years of dedicated service, we thanked him for his efforts and the
friendship we have enjoyed and wish him all the best for his future endeavours.”