Taxpayers of this country who pay the salaries of all MPs should feel outraged about government’s failure to deliver a reasonable number of sitting/working days in Parliament, writes Opposition leader Tina Pupuke Browne.
The tools of unity are not leverage or self-interest, nor are they arrogance and pride, because all of these will split a country, a family, a region into parts they may never heal again or come together.
Tina Browne’s attack on the well-known journalistic protagonist of goings-on, George Pitt, certainly does come across as very personal and shows some deep-seated unresolved issues betwixt the Demos and Pitt. Love him or hate him, it is of no consequence in the greater scheme of things, the truth will always out, whether one wants it to or not.
With now a month of sailing into 2021 behind us, we can look back at 2020 with differing eyes as it fades across the horizon of life’s experiences, slowly slipping out of view but its experiences challenges and memories we take with us.
When the Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC), a powerful government entity breaks its own laws, this must be brought to the attention of the public, writes Tupou Faireka, Co-president of Democratic Party.
This Australia Day, as Australian High Commissioner to Cook Islands Dr Chris Watkins gathers with ‘Cozzies’ for a sausage at Vaiana’s, and to sing the national anthem’s new words, he will be celebrating the mateship between Australia and the Cook Islands.
Over the course of three days in Aitutaki, Te Ipukarea Society carried out an environmental photography project with 16 members of “Aitutaki Youth With a Vision”. By Te Ipukarea Society intern, Jade Tierney