With no disrespect for our late Sovereign, nor the King’s Representative, Sir Tom (Marsters), I have to question the putative authority being employed to give an aura of legitimacy to the Crown’s unilateral proclamation that Friday 30 September 2022 is a Public Holiday but more particularly, from an employer’s perspective, the urgent need to be reliably informed in view of the announcement that s. 38 of the Employment Relations Act 2012 applies along with all the responsibilities and commitments that entails.
I wish to present my thoughts in regards to issues which I feel are important for those courageous people who have decided to be candidates in the coming General Election, writes world renowned artist and cultural icon Mike Tavioni BEM.
If a Government demonstrates so little respect for its duties under our foundation law, the Constitution, and can get away with it for want of being challenged, do your readers not think for one moment that therein is a temptation in itself to venture into other administrative areas, writes John Scott, former Clerk of Parliament.
Dear Editor, English historian Lord Sir John Acton in a letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton about how historians should judge the abuse of power by past rulers, is best remembered for the remark, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
Te Are Manu is the only vet clinic in the Cook Islands and we want to serve the community of the Cook Islands, not just Rarotonga. We hope to be able to visit as many of the Pa Enua as we are able at regular intervals, writes clinic’s medical director Dr Michael Baer.
Dear Editor, in most areas of employment around the world, including here in the Cook Islands, school leavers, and the young and inexperienced start at or near the bottom of the pay scale, and work their way up over time and accumulation of experience, thus justifying higher pay levels.
Dear Editor, in response to Prof Dunn’s letter, he acknowledges vaccination doesn’t prevent spread of virus, which is exactly why mandates and restrictions should be done away with, and in many countries, they are indeed being done away with.