Politics

Demos gunning for change

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Former New Zealand Army firearms instructor Tamaiva Tuavera has promised better training and resources for the police to fight crime.

$32k med-evac charter goes to court

Saturday December 07, 2019

Former Demos candidate alleges there was no medical emergency, just political expediency. 

Baudinet upbeat, Brown remains mum

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Voters eligible for the Atiu by-election have a day to decide where their allegiance lie – Te-Hani Brown or June Baudinet. 

By-election campaign turns ‘unpleasant’ again, reports Rashneel Kumar.

Efforts are being made to decriminalise homosexuality in the Cook Islands. 

In the hope of ensuring it never happens again, MPs are investigating how a teacher was able to keep collecting $30,000 in pay after he was sacked.

Te-Hani Brown is enjoying an all-expenses-paid trip to Fiji to talk about what it means to be a young MP – even though she was forced to quit Parliament.

The veteran politician has given his all to win an Atiu seat in Parliament; now he’s said to be too ill for the final race.

Dinner for Minister Tapaitau

Saturday September 28, 2019

Cabinet Minister Robert Tapaitau has admitted Infrastructure Secretary Diane Charlie-Puna was acting on his office’s instructions when she set up meetings that have sparked a full-blown public inquiry.

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