Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

UN to support our graduation

Wednesday November 28, 2018

The United Nations (UN) remains committed to support the Cook Islands even after the country graduates to developed status (or high income) in the coming year.

Netball Cook Islands is hoping the BSP Netball in Paradise continues to serve as a development path for the sport in the country.

Govt ponders TMV legal action

Thursday November 29, 2018

Government is considering legal action after “friendly consultation” with contractor China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) over issues with Te Mato Vai project failed.

Nikao, Turangi through to finals

Friday November 30, 2018

Nikao and Turangi have made it through to the finals of the Rarotonga Cricket Club competition.

Our Reihana talent show finalist

Friday November 30, 2018

Miss Cook Islands Reihana Koteka-Wiki finished as one of the top 18 finalists in the talent show at Miss World Pageant on Monday night.

$10m grant may go to TMV

Friday November 30, 2018

Financial secretary Garth Henderson says a recently-announced $10 million grant from China may be able to be used to remedy problems with stage one of the Te Mato Vai project.

Cruise ships hit by bad weather

Tuesday November 27, 2018

About 20 per cent of the cruise ships to the Cook Islands this year were unable to transfer passengers to the shore during their visits to Rarotonga and Aitutaki.

Party system ‘flawed’ - Glassie

Tuesday November 27, 2018

The party system in the Cook Islands is flawed and gives power to only a few to dictate and make judgements on key issues, says the former minister Nandi Glassie.

Tapaitau in Kenya for UNDP meeting

Monday November 26, 2018

Infrastructure minister Robert Tapaitau is leading a small Cook Islands delegation to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.

Koutu Nui renews tourism concerns

Wednesday November 07, 2018

Koutu Nui has raised renewed concerns about the social and environmental impact from the blooming tourism industry in the Cook Islands.

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