Politics

MPs’ Crowning glory

Thursday December 05, 2019

MPs will sit this month in a 4½ star resort, because Parliament’s renovations aren’t finished.

Same-sex law reform hangs by a thread, as half the MPs from select committee deliberations say their decision was not final. 

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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