Papua New Guinea's Bank of the South Pacific is looking to introduce a domestic violence policy covering PNG and all regional branches including the Cook Islands, after a company survey at BSP Solomon Islands showed 92 per cent of all 260 staff believe their colleagues are affected by violence at home.
A large crowd of family and friends gathered at the Cook Islands Christian Church yard in Avarua yesterday for the headstone unveiling of the late Dame Margaret Makea Karika Ariki.
Puzzled in Paradise, which has been trading for almost 18 months, was born from an idea from Marisa Summers’ son Jacob who is now 11.
Young Cook Islands public servants Angelia Williams, Kate Ngatokorua, Sandee Cook, Shaun Teaurima and Tayla Beddoes left for Guangdong, China today to represent the Cook Islands at a People’s Republic of China’s programme designed for young leaders.
The Cook Islands High Commission in New Zealand will return to its Chancery premises in Mulgrave Street, Wellington, next month after a prolonged absence caused by the 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes.