Monthly Archive: May 2017

Questions

A Question of Procedure Leader of the unofficial opposition O’love Jacobsen has left the island on a private visit to the Cook Islands. Mrs Jacobsen’s daughter Ola has chosen Raro for her nuptials. Before...

First Overseas Visit

Premier Overseas President Donald Trump chose Saudi Arabia as his first country to visit after assuming control of the most powerful nation on earth. Premier Sir Toke Talagi, after assuming control of the smallest...

Island Round-up

Oh For A Typewriter Oh for a typewriter…my kingdom for a horse…and so on. If only things were that simple – but if it was, you wouldn’t be reading this. In this technologically driven...

Matavai Expansion

Matavai Expansion Arrow Construction, the contractors for the Matavai expansion project are pulling out all stops to get the job completed, more so for the new conference centre. They have approximately three and a...

Outboard Motors Make-over

Outboard Motors Make-over Over 30 outboard motors of various size and vintage came under close scrutiny in a maintenance workshop conducted by mechanic consultant Danny Thorn from Kev &  Ian’s Marine Services in Auckland....

A Note from the Editor

A Note from the Editor

While the focus has been on the General Elections over the past two weeks, it is business as usual for the island. A reminder to our valued readers that we are a news page...

New Cabinet

NEW CABINET Some Changes in Cabinet Line-up There is to be no major changes in the cabinet line-up in Sir Toke’s new government. He has decided to retain his ministers of Hon Pokotoa Sipeli,...

Latest Information from Fale Fono

Latest Information from Fale Fono

  The latest information from the Fale Fono is that the announcement for the cabinet posts in the new Talagi administration will be made tomorrow, Tuesday Niue time.

The Nation Waits

The Nation Waits…. The main event might be over, but behind the scenes, the drama continues. Who will Sir Toke select to sit with him on the round table?In the absence of any information...

First Side-swipe

First Side-swipe The first official session of the new Assembly is not until next week. However that did not stop the Premier Sir Toke Talagi in claiming a head start. In his short address...