Economy

Rain delays Te Mato Vai

Thursday November 27, 2014

While the recent rain has been welcome relief for households, it has made work on the $64 million water project difficult.

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) has just released the draft Large Pelagic Longline Fishery Plan for public comment. 

Vanilla farmers get boost

Wednesday November 26, 2014

The Cook Islands Vanilla industry is set to receive a boost with a new scheme and allocation of funding to assist the industry.

Employers continue to abuse foreign workers who fill labour shortages, says CIWA president Anthony Turua.

Court decision on Superfund welcome

Thursday November 20, 2014

Relief has been the reaction of workers and Government alike as a result of the Court of Appeal’s decision on the country’s superfund.

Visitors satisfied with destination

Wednesday November 19, 2014

Visitors and holidaymakers continue to praise the Cook Islands as a holiday destination with many saying they would come again or recommend the islands to a friend.

Encouraging more part-time growers to complement the present small number of commercial growers in the Cook Islands is being advocated as one of the ways ahead for agricultural development.

Shipping as an industry may still be in the doldrums, but Maritime Cook Islands has enjoyed a year of measured growth in 2014 to date.

Workshop on labour force

Saturday November 15, 2014

The latest Labour and Economic Activity Report will be introduced at a public workshop next week. 

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