Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Govt looks to bail out the airport

Saturday April 18, 2020

Government will consider additional support to the Airport Authority to ensure it survives and avert the threat of 50 per cent pay cuts.

Domestic flight services in the coronavirus crisis will depend on commercial demand, says Air Rarotonga boss Ewan Smith

Bars ready to go back to business

Saturday April 18, 2020

With government relaxing some restrictions due to zero coronavirus cases, local nightclub and bars hope to return to business soon.

Government leaders dismiss pressure for ministerial pay-cuts as political posturing, but say they’ll consider it anyway. 

About 65 stranded European tourists are expected to leave the country today on an evacuation flight organised by the German government.

Opposition leader Tina Browne says she will take a 15 per cent pay cut over the next six months in response to the Covid-19 financial crisis.

Plans to halve pay at airport

Friday April 17, 2020

The government’s airport workers face a massive pay cut.

Families are building blocks of recovery, but they’re ‘not how they used to be’.

Government has started making payments for Covid-19 related financial assistance to Cook Islands residents stranded in New Zealand. 

European Union is providing $214 million support to the Pacific island countries. 

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