Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Deputy prime minister Mark Brown says he believes the remuneration of the Members of Parliaments (MPs) needs to be upgraded.

Prime minister Henry Puna says the seventh minister appointed by the government will help in sharing the workload currently faced by the six Cabinet members.

Cooks’ growth ‘beats China’

Thursday April 11, 2019

Cook Islands’ economic growth last year was higher than that recorded by China in 2018, says finance minister Mark Brown.

Prayers for massacre victims

Thursday April 11, 2019

A prayer service will be held this Sunday in remembrance of the Christchurch shooting victims and their families, prime minister Henry Puna announced in Parliament on Tuesday.

Parliament in Briefs

Wednesday April 10, 2019

Govt retains Bluesky share

Surplus for resilience: Brown

Wednesday April 10, 2019

Finance minister Mark Brown says the surplus government is making on a quarterly and annual basis is used for strengthening the financial resilience of the country.

$5.3m top up to Budget

Wednesday April 10, 2019

The government is proposing topping up the current 2018/19 Budget by $5.3 million in an Appropriation Amendment Bill that was tabled by finance minister Mark Brown in Parliament on Monday.

‘Inspired’ Nicholas returns

Tuesday April 09, 2019

With a reignited desire to help his community and people, Albert Nicholas took the oath of allegiance in Parliament yesterday, pledging to bring more good changes in his second term as Avatiu-Ruatonga-Palmerston MP.

Tura appointed deputy Speaker

Tuesday April 09, 2019

Tai Tura, Member of Parliament for Mauke, has been appointed the new deputy Speaker of Parliament.

Govt in no hurry on poll

Tuesday April 09, 2019

Prime minister Henry Puna said they do not want to jump to conclusions regarding the issue of a snap election.

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