Economy

Brexit and trade wars between the world’s largest economies are blamed for dwindling tourist numbers in Cook Islands.

Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna was welcomed to Tuvalu by a gathering of children who ushered him into the government’s open fale house.

A call from Pacific leaders to maximise money from the Green Climate Fund will drive a wedge between countries in desperate need of climate change help.

Bluesky slashes data prices

Thursday August 01, 2019

The Cooks telco is getting ahead of the undersea cable and competition, massively increasing data allowances now – for those who sign up to a plan. 

Pa Enua crafts a Trade Day hit

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Nga Matapo sets up the handmade shell eis of poi poi and the popular ei pupu at the Mangaia Enua stall for the annual Te Maeva Nui BCI Trade Days.

Cooks in top 5

Tuesday July 02, 2019

Cook Islands’ pristine beauty has put it in the top five places to visit in the vast Asia-Pacific region.

New Zealand will support the Cooks to control the remote coastlines of Aitutaki and the vulnerable Pa Enua.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration admits it has had difficulties delivering immigration services over the past three years.

Cameras catch massive tuna catch

Wednesday June 26, 2019

Seven longline vessels have transferred 850 tonnes of albacore tuna on to the big Chinese freezer ship that has caught the eye of locals.

$37,000 in the black

Saturday June 22, 2019

The Paul Gauguin cruise liner and its contingent of well-heeled stargazers have voyaged through the Cook Islands this week in pursuit of the sight of a lifetime: total darkness.

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