Economy

Christmas lights are up and Rarotonga businesses have been busy creating a series of exciting events leading up to Christmas Day.

Biggest October for visits

Tuesday December 09, 2014

October 2014 visitor arrivals were 11,842, an increase of 399 (3.5 per cent) on the same period last year.

Biggest October for visits

Tuesday December 09, 2014

October 2014 visitor arrivals were 11,842, an increase of 399 (3.5 per cent) on the same period last year.

Weaknesses in the public sector procurement have been addressed in a “gradual and methodical” process, says the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management. 

A group of Rarotonga businesswomen have returned home inspired to grow their businesses after attending the conference of the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO) for Pacific women in business.

Calling all vanilla farmers

Saturday December 06, 2014

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

Will petrol prices fall?

Friday December 05, 2014

The Cook Islands may receive a welcome Christmas present of lower petrol prices as a result of the global trend of reduction in the price of crude oil.

Bear with us: Te Mato Vai

Thursday December 04, 2014

Public complaints and criticism of the $64 million Te Mato Vai project has sparked a message to be patient as the pace of the project quickens after a number of setbacks.

Telecom bidding war continues

Thursday December 04, 2014

The bidding war over the sale of Telecom Cook Islands continues, as it appears only one fully local company remains in the fight for a 60 per cent shareholding in the company.

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