Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Te-Hani Brown has ruled out the possibility of taking up a ministerial position as she joins the Cook Islands Party-led coalition government.
Prime minister Henry Puna is expected to be in Fiji this week to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of the South Pacific (USP).
Democratic Party candidate Nandi Glassie has denied any confusion among his supporters arising from Teariki Heather’s involvement in one of his rallies ahead of Monday’s by-election for the vacant Tengatangi-Areora-Ngatiarua seat.
Prime minister Henry Puna has joined his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern and many leaders around the world in condemning the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch on Thursday.
Siblings Rotana and William Howard are set to lead the Cook Islands golf team to the Pacific Games in Samoa this year.