Politics

Ministers home

Saturday March 09, 2019

All ministers except deputy prime minister Mark Brown are expected to remain on Rarotonga this week.

Climate change policy approved

Saturday March 09, 2019

The Cabinet of the Cook Islands has approved the Cook Islands Climate Change Policy drafted by the Climate Change Cook Islands (CCCI) office, at the Office of the Prime Minister.

“We acknowledge the Cook Islands has been active in its regional and international engagements,” said Her Excellency Tessa Temata as she presented her credentials to Prime Minister Henry Puna yesterday.

“We acknowledge the Cook Islands has been active in its regional and international engagements,” said Her Excellency Tessa Temata as she presented her credentials to Prime Minister Henry Puna yesterday.

“We acknowledge the Cook Islands has been active in its regional and international engagements,” said Her Excellency Tessa Temata as she presented her credentials to Prime Minister Henry Puna yesterday.

Ministry of Agriculture’s director for crop research William Wigmore launched the State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture Report at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) headquarters recently.

Parliament to sit this month

Thursday March 07, 2019

The opening parliamentary sitting for the year is expected to be held sometime this month.

Cook Islands Seabed Minerals Authority geographical information systems (GIS) officer Rima Browne attended the first-ever “Abyssal Initiative” workshop held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

DPM backs name-change body

Tuesday March 05, 2019

A committee in the Cook Islands tasked with finding a new name for the country has received tentative support from the government, ahead of a possible referendum on the issue.

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