Grateful - it’s such a powerful posture of the heart and I just wanted to highlight two of those reasons, writes Thomas Tarurongo Wynne.
From time to time we see that the National Environment Service is looking to add new staff positions. Looking for three at the moment.
We Cook Islanders like to be renowned for our kindness, God-fearing Christian saintliness and for being civil to one another.
I do not expect the important Family Law Bill to be put before Parliament for the two-day maximum priority Christmas party sitting of Parliament next week.
I want to expand on a topic which I touched on briefly previously.
Dan and I are beyond ready to complete our long trip away and come home to Paradise.
By Norman George, lawyer
While we are traveling outside the Cook Islands, I rely on friends emailing or messaging me with news from home.
By Norman George, Lawyer “Rarotonga, we have a problem.” A spate of recent drownings and what appears to be the systematic failure of the police and other emergency services to react on time is catastrophic, shameful and inexcusable.
Norman George - laywer Sometimes it is glorious to be away and isolated- protected by the Pacific Ocean. Events this last weekend around the world is a mixture of horror and glory.
A week can be a long time in politics.
Unless I am wrong, and someone should correct me if I am, traffic accidents fall under the category of “strict liability” offences.
2015 has been a year of milestones, the most notable of them being the 50th anniversary of the beginning of self-rule in the Cook Islands in free association with New Zealand. Last Sunday marked another important event in the history of this nation: 100 years since the passage of the Cook Islands Act 1915. With land occupation right issues having been in the headlines recently, Lawyer Brian Mason details how the Act came about.
There is something that will happen to all of us, something we often don’t want to think or talk about until it’s too late.
Finally, after months of waiting, the people to steer our public service through for the next three years have been announced.
One of the benefits, or sometimes the curse, of having been around awhile is that often historical events are not just dry words on a page or grainy black and white pictures, but real life flesh and blood occasions because you were there.
What a blooming headache it has become, don’t you think?
The Chief Justice is not “omniscient.”
The institution of Parliament is now in ruins, desecrated, vandalised and allowed to fall apart.
Tropical Chronicles – Wilkie Rasmussen I have heard of the sport of boxing being referred to as the “gentleman’s sport”.
It is often said that a week off The Rock makes a difference.
A late amendment to the Cook Islands Constitution was added in 1997.