Economy

Water boss leaves amid uncertainty

Friday October 04, 2019

Anti-chlorine groups says replacing To Tatou Vai head is a chance to take a fresh look at water treatment plans. 

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation is taking a proactive approach in getting the industry ready to face future crisis in the country.

The Government is in talk with insurance companies and is open to ideas for a “tailored” solution for the high-risk Cook Islands market.

$8m Cooks insurance bill rising

Tuesday October 01, 2019

A government scheme would allow insurers to work together in a natural disaster to help Cooks rebuild. Losirene Lacanivalu and Jonathan Milne report.

Govt fixes roads for Atiu voters

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Demos say ministers diverted $705,000 to help with a pet project for Te-Hani Brown, as she fought to win a by-election. 

Government decided the pearl industry was failing on the basis of a flawed official report, a well-known pearl farmer says.

Reviving the traditional practice will be the key theme in round four of the Cook Islands Tourism run community-based competition on Mauke.

Build more hotels, or ‘struggle’

Thursday October 17, 2019

Business and tourism leaders say the country can’t yet handle as many tourists as bank economists recommend. 

Members are to question the National Superannuation Fund’s negative return at the general meeting this afternoon.

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