Last week on March 13 the Cook Islands National Youth Council (CINYC) elected the 2019 -2021 executive committee at their triennial general meeting held at the Atiu hostel.
Re-elected MP Te-Hani Brown had to postpone her birthday celebrations leading up to Monday’s by-election on Atiu for fear of it being misconstrued by her opposition as “treating”.
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.
The Democratic Party is supporting the House of Ariki decision not to change the name Cook Islands, but add a traditional Maori name that truly reflects the people and culture.
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.