Covid-19 is the greatest health and economic challenge of our times, government says. Today they announce the economic rescue package.
Government prepares to dip into cash reserves to pay for stimulus package.
Resorts and tour companies are to start laying off staff as the coronavirus causes an unprecedented tourism drop-off.
New Zealand Prime Minister puts tight new controls on travel to the Pacific – but her national airline makes first cut the deepest.
Health officials say they’ve done a thorough risk assessment of the 1000-passenger cruise ship Maasdam, ahead of its arrival at Rarotonga tomorrow.
Some islands are unified, some like Pukapuka are bitterly divided by politics – but now, outer islanders have a chance to enrol to vote on determines their future.
Cook Islands is working on strengthening capability to combat illegal drugs, says Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration.
A United Nations human rights committee grilled the government yesterday about treating people in same-sex relationships as criminals.
More than 100,000 Cook Islanders, scattered around the world like atolls in an ocean. 85,000 in New Zealand. 25,000 in Australia. More dotted around the fringes of the Pacific, the US and further afield in Europe.