Politics

Brown backs China ties

Tuesday February 05, 2019

The Cook Islands’ engagement with China is “firm” and the two countries have had formal diplomatic relations for 20 years now, says deputy prime minister Mark Brown.

PAC ready for the challenge

Monday February 04, 2019

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is looking forward to the challenges ahead in reviewing the accounts of various government ministries and making appropriate recommendations.

Puna off to Abu Dhabi

Monday February 04, 2019

Prime minister Henry Puna leaves the country tomorrow for Abu Dhabi to attend the World Government Summit.

MP Nicholas in NZ court

Monday February 04, 2019

Government MP Albert Nicholas is due to appear in a New Zealand court over the alleged taking of a rental vehicle.

Public feedback on the new draft Seabed Minerals Bill has been extended to February 27.

Maru new MMR chief

Saturday February 02, 2019

Pamela Maru is the new secretary for Ministry of Marine Resources in the Cook Islands.

Demo MPs sign up for loyalty

Saturday February 02, 2019

Almost every Democratic Party Member of Parliament has signed a formal document pledging loyalty to both the party and the Opposition Leader Tina Browne.

No fears, no favours

Thursday January 31, 2019

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) works best when it fears and favours no one, says a former Australian Member of Parliament.

Our new top diplomat to New Zealand

Wednesday January 30, 2019

In the presence of the Queen's Representative, the prime minister, family and friends and staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the new Cook Islands High Commissioner to New Zealand Elizabeth Wright Koteka pledged to undertake her duties with integrity, diligence and innovation in service to the Cook Islands.

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