Prime minister Henry Puna will nominate the Speaker when the first session of the Parliament since the 2018 general election takes place on Wednesday next week from 1pm.
The Ministry of Culture failed to take advantage of Taio Shipping Services’ final subsidised voyage for the year to the northern islands, opting instead to pay an extra $200,000 for a load of fuel and dangerous goods to be transported on the Cook Islands Towage barge Layar Mas, says company owner Tapi Taio.
The facilitators of the three-day induction workshop for the new and returning Members of Parliament (MPs) say they were pleased with the enthusiasm of those who attended.
Tereora College Dragons Den Young Enterprise Scheme winners were selling their book Rarotongan Basic Phrase Book at the school’s trade day yesterday.
Cook Islands men’s side is placed with Australia and Vanuatu in Pool C of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships to be held in November in Fiji.