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Helping to beat Cook Islands obesity epidemic | Scoop News


Many of the resources we take for granted in New Zealand schools are scarce in the Cook Islands, says Lincoln University ecology professor Steve Wratten.

Source: Helping to beat Cook Islands obesity epidemic | Scoop News

Cook Islands PM denies independence move – One News | TVNZ


The Cook Islands’ PM has quelled rumours of the nation seeking independence from New Zealand.

Source: Cook Islands PM denies independence move – One News | TVNZ

Cook Islands Police Commissioner yet to receive complaint about vote buying | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia


The Cook Islands’ Prime Minister has accused the Opposition of illegal campaigning in the lead up to next month’s key by-election.

via Cook Islands Police Commissioner yet to receive complaint about vote buying | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia.

Revolt brewing in Cooks opposition | Radio New Zealand News


The Vice President of the Democratic Party in the Cook Islands, William Pera, says phone calls and rumours have been getting stronger in the past 24 hours, pushing for an urgent party conference after an MP was approached by the ruling Cook Islands Party.

via Revolt brewing in Cooks opposition | Radio New Zealand News.

Cook Islands by-election postponed after candidate Kete Ioane dies | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia


A vital by-election in Cook Islands will have to be postponed because one of the candidates has died.

via Cook Islands by-election postponed after candidate Kete Ioane dies | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia.

Call for reform in Cook Islands | Radio New Zealand News


The leader of the Cook Islands Democratic Party says the political system needs widespread reform to avoid a repeat of the past six months of uncertainty following July’s general election.

via Call for reform in Cook Islands | Radio New Zealand News.

Cook Islands’ Ministry of Education recognised as best government department | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia


After a challenging year for Cook Islands’ Ministry of Education, it has been acknowledged as the country’s top performing government department in the past year.

via Cook Islands’ Ministry of Education recognised as best government department | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia.

Cook Islands to increase health and education spending | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia


The Cook Islands’ government has announced increases to health and education in the next annual budget, to be revealed this week.

via Cook Islands to increase health and education spending | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia.

Cook Islands set to elect new speaker | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia


The Cook Islands caretaker Prime Minister Henry Puna says his party remains united as they head into a parliamentary sitting this morning.

via Cook Islands set to elect new speaker | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia.

EIT donates nursing books to the Cook Islands | Voxy.co.nz


Student nurses in the Cook Islands have lots of extra reading to look forward to, with staff from EIT’s School of Nursing donating textbooks to support their three-year training programme.

via EIT donates nursing books to the Cook Islands | Voxy.co.nz.