In the deep blue waters of the Cook Islands, fish aggregating devices are necessary to attract skipjack tuna and allow the government to dip into the pot of international fishing gold.
The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation is calling on the government to make a decision on the future of controversial Sunday flights to Aitutaki.
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened the FPI office in the Cook Islands in Rarotonga on Wednesday last week.
Two big cruise ships have already been and gone from The Rock in recent days as plans are well underway for more marketing and promotion of the Cook Islands as a cruise destination.
ANZ this week announced a new direction for its advertising across the Pacific, connecting to the bank’s global brand campaign launched in May this year.
Cook Islanders could have another mobile phone company to choose from if the government heeds the Asian Development Bank’s advice that it should promote competition in local telecommunications.