Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

The members of the special select committee for bills met yesterday at the Parliament Chamber for an orientation programme that ends today.

Brown confirms defection

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Te-Hani Brown says she is simply honouring the wishes of her people by joining the Cook Islands Party-led coalition government.

Locals ‘guts out’ NZ triathlon

Tuesday January 15, 2019

Local triathletes Geoff Stoddart and Taki Anaru raced the 30th Tauranga Half Ironman in New Zealand over the weekend.

Speaker of Parliament Niki Rattle paid tribute to the former New Zealand High Commissioner to the Cook Islands Peter Marshall for his contribution to the country.

Marshall, who finished his term as the head of the New Zealand High Commission here, was hosted by Rattle and the Parliament staff to a farewell lunch on Friday last week.

The thick black smoke coming from a building in the Rarotonga international airport area was in fact from a brand new incinerator, confirmed the Airport Authority chief executive officer Joseph Ngamata.

One committee for bills

Monday January 14, 2019

A new approach to ensure effective work from parliamentarians will see just one special select committee deliberating on bills to be presented in Parliament this term.

Ministry of Health will devote the funds received from a recent Bluesky texting promotion to cancer screening initiatives in the Cook Islands.

CIFA to host regional qualifiers

Friday January 11, 2019

Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) is hosting the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League Qualifiers from January 26 to February 1 at the CIFA complex in Matavera.

The Cook Islands has joined a coalition of countries aimed at fighting tax avoidance and easing cross-border tax dispute resolution.

Parliament to overhaul rules

Friday January 11, 2019

Speaker of Parliament Niki Rattle will chair a Standing Orders committee, set up to look into revising the rules regulating parliamentary proceedings.

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