Saturday, December 5, 2020
Looking after our Pa Metua The Internal Affairs Ministry funds have received a boost and some of that will be going towards retirement pension for the elderly. There is also the national policy on aging which will look at helping...
Sir Tom and Lady Tuaine Marsters in Auckland The Auckland Cook Islands Community were able to honor Sir Tom Marsters and Lady Tuaine Marsters, with special guest and Rugby legend Sir La'auli Michael Niko Jones at a function this week...
Public Service Commissioner appoints three women to lead Ministries I am delighted said Prime Minister Puna, that at the conclusion of the recruiting process, that the Public Service Commissioner has appointed three women into leadership roles, and I congratulate the...
Knighthood for a life of Service to the Cook Islands His Excellency Tom Marsters Queen's Representative of the Cook Islands and Mrs Tuaine Marsters, are on their way to Buckingham Palace where he will be knighted Sir Tom Marsters...
Electoral Petitions finish and government remains. After nearly eight weeks of waiting and two weeks of litigation in the courts the Cook Islands Party can continue to take the helm of this country and look towards the calling of the 49th...
Prime Minister Puna attended the World Government Congress in Abu Dhabi earlier this month. The World Government Summit is an annual event held in Dubai, UAE, and it brings together leaders in government for a global...
House of Ariki Support Seabed Exploration In consultation with our communities it was also essential we consulted with our Traditional Leaders and the house of Ariki. Joining us in Cabinet, the House of Ariki and Koutu Nui were able to...
During its 7-year history, IRENA has invited the Cook Islands to their annual meetings every year for the past 5 years and this year” said Puna, we will continue to build on this mutually beneficial relationship with regard to Climate...
Getting our Vaka back in the Ocean It is with a great sense of pride, that the government of the Cook Islands has been able to gift the Cook Islands Voyaging society and the Vaka Marumaru Atua $255,000 so she...
More finance to combat climate change (Hon. Prime Minister Puna keynote address at COP 24) A key priority for my fellow Pacific Leaders and negotiators currently attending the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...