Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Pacific reset Continues Deputy Prime Minister Mark Brown was in Wellington this week speaking and attending a meeting on the Pacific Rest by the New Zealand Government. The Cook Islands is bordering on becoming a developed country but minister Brown...
Minister Brown praises GCF Team “I am especially proud of the fact that our application process was done entirely in-house said Minister Brown speaking on the Green Climate Direct Funding approval for the Cook Islands. "Our small, but very talented...
Direct Green Climate Funding finally approved We are delighted at the news said Minister of Finance Mark Brown that the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board at its 21st Board Meeting in Bahrain this week has approved the Ministry of Finance...
Vaka Meetings set for Seabed discussion Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Minerals and Natural Resources Hon. Mark Brown is pleased to announce the particulars of the upcoming Cook Islands Seabed Minerals Sector Strategy Public Consultations. The public consultations continue...
New Australian High Commissioner to the Cook Islands Australian High Commissioner to the Cook Islands His Excellency Mr Ewen McDonald presented his credentials and met with Acting Prime Minister Mark Brown and Minister of Health Rose Toki Brown in...
More Green Climate Funds access for the Cook Islands. Minister of Finance Mark Brown was invited to speak on two panels about climate financing especially from the Cook Islands context whilst attending the Green Climate Fund meeting in Korea. The Green Climate...
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...
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...
Child Benefit age Increased We can all as a country be confident that this budget also met the needs of our families and the young and vulnerable by increasing the qualifying age of the child benefit and as we passed...
Police Minister asks the Public for help We are pleased said Police Minister Mac Mokoroa at the work done by the Cook Islands Police to tackle a number of suspicious fires that have taken place in Rarotonga over the past...