MPs get extra 180k for travel

MPs get extra 180k for travel

Government’s allocation of $180,000 for Members of Parliament (MPs) travel in the Appropriation Amendment Bill copped criticism in Parliament recently.

Locals upset by ISIS kidnap

The capture by ISIS of Cook Islands-born Red Cross nurse Louisa Akavi has shocked and upset the Cook Islands community, here and in New Zealand.

Tribunal to examine MPs’ pay

Deputy prime minister Mark Brown says increase in the remuneration of Members of Parliament has not been passed yet contrary to claims that it has been approved.

Bin pod trial shows littering behaviour

Four bin pods have been placed along the Social Centre and at Blackrock in a bid to study the behaviour of people when it comes to littering.

Cooks ‘safe’ from measles

The high level of immunisation in Cook Islands is likely to have prevented an outbreak of measles, which is plaguing New Zealand at the moment.

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Auckland Catholic youth on Raro

Auckland Catholic youth on Raro

Auckland Catholic youth on Raro