Politics

In the lead up to the June 14 election, CI News is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today’s question: Would your party charge the general public for reticulated water on Rarotonga? If so, how much?

Poll reveals voter uncertainty

Wednesday June 13, 2018

While yesterday’s poll results trumpeted Tina Browne as the country’s preferred prime minister, perhaps a more interesting takeaway is the fact that more than a quarter of respondents were “not sure” about who they thought should lead the country.

Close call on general election

Wednesday June 13, 2018

The 2018 CINews election poll has placed the Democratic Party one seat ahead of the Cook Islands Party (CIP) heading in to tomorrow’s election.

Leaders upbeat about chances

Wednesday June 13, 2018

The leaders of the Cook Islands Party (CIP) and Democratic Party are both optimistic of their chances heading into tomorrow’s general elections.

Tupapa Maraerenga independent candidate Teresa Manarangi Trott says the Cook Islands has always followed New Zealand medical programmes.

Internal Affairs minister and Cook Islands Party candidate Albert Nicholas is back in Rarotonga, well and ready to serve the people of his RAPPA constituency for another term.

Tina preferred PM, party CIP

Tuesday June 12, 2018

Democratic Party leader Tina Browne is the Cook Islands’ preferred prime minister heading into the general election this Thursday on June 14 according to the results of a recent informal phone poll conducted by CINews.

Social media websites such as Facebook have become a vital campaign tool for the major political parties in the Cook Islands to engage with voters leading up to the 2018 general election which will be held this Thursday on June 14.

Ministers remain on the rock

Monday June 11, 2018

All government ministers are in the country this week in the lead-up to the 2018 general election on Thursday.

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