Business

Superfund partners with Smartshares to ‘accelerate global investment portfolio implementation’

Tuesday 27 September 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Business, National

Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) will implement its global investment portfolio of NZ$200 million using funds offered through NZX subsidiary Smartshares.

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Exploring new ways of doing business

Monday 19 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Business, National

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit and the borders closed in 2020, Aitutaki businessman Tearaia Maoate had to reassess his plans.

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High school entrepreneurs take the stage

Saturday 27 August 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Business, Education, National

Young Cook Islands entrepreneurs battle for an $800 cash prize as they share their newly formed businesses to a high profile panel.

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Scott re-elected Tourism Industry Council head

Friday 26 August 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

Cook Islands tourism is picking up, but is still highly reliant on one source, according to the Tourism Council’s president.

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Murray appointed ANZ Cook Islands’ country head

Monday 8 August 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Business, National

International bank ANZ last week announced the appointment of Jason Murray as country head, Cook Islands, subject to regulatory approvals.

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Tourism operators discuss lack of flights with NZ High Commission

Friday 5 August 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

Concern about the future of the tourism industry in the Cook Islands has led to operators holding a meeting with the New Zealand High Commission.

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Record vendors for popular BCI Trade Days

Wednesday 27 July 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Business, National

A record number of 64 vendors will feature in the popular three-day BCI (Bank of the Cook Islands) Trade Days event which starts this morning from 9am to 2pm at the Punanga Nui market.

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Women leadership report launched

Thursday 21 July 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

A major report on women and leadership has placed Cook Islands among the Pacific’s best performers, for the representation of women in business leadership which was launched on Tuesday.

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New studio helping individuals and businesses bring their projects to life

Wednesday 20 July 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

KOCo Studio, an eclectic and industrial vibe space in Cooks Corner, was officially opened to the public last Sunday evening.

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Inspiring Cook Islands women to achieve their career goals

Wednesday 20 July 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

The newly-elected president of the Cook Islands Business and Professional Women (CIBPW) Association hopes to inspire and assist other Cook Islands women in taking risks and achieving their career goals.

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Recruitment continues for workers

Monday 11 July 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

Accommodation providers in Rarotonga are still looking to Fiji to source extra workers.

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Iconic Trader Jack's up for sale

Saturday 2 July 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Business, National

Iconic Rarotonga eatery and watering hole Trader Jacks is on the market.

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National Environment Service launches communications strategy

Saturday 25 June 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Business, National

The National Environment Service has launched their Environmental Communication (Comms) Strategy, the start of a journey to deliver communication and updates of the agency to the public.

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Cook Islands lawyer opens new office

Saturday 28 May 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Business, National

Barrister and solicitor Michelle Tangimama, 33, is back home to serve.

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Promoting modern Pacific art in Auckland

Saturday 28 May 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

Art dealer Ben Bergman is expanding his operations to launch the first Pacific Island-based art gallery in Auckland.

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PM clarifies Sheraton redevelopment endorsement

Monday 16 May 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Business, National

Prime Minister Mark Brown says he endorsed the Vaima’amga redevelopment located at the abandoned Sheraton site because he was “thrilled” the project was finally going to be completed after sitting idle for 30 years.

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Worker ‘exodus’ causes problems

Thursday 12 May 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Business, National

A Rarotongan businessman is claiming that New Zealand recruitment firms are targeting immigrant workers in the Cook Islands.

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Market plan upsets hut owners

Friday 6 May 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Business, National

A Punangi Nui Market hut owner is concerned about getting kicked out, however, stakeholders involved in the market's future development say there is nothing for the vendor to worry about.

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No taxpayer dollars contributed to Sheraton redevelopment

Tuesday 3 May 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Business, National

Prime Minister Mark Brown has confirmed Government will not contribute taxpayer dollars to the proposed Sheraton redevelopment.

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PM announces Sheraton ‘redevelopment’

Monday 2 May 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Business, National

What looks set to be a multi-million-dollar redevelopment of the abandoned Sheraton site on Rarotonga has been announced by Prime Minister Mark Brown.

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