67th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

Parliament of the Cook Islands

Hon. Tai Tura, Speaker of Parliament
CPA Cook Islands Branch President
Parliament of the Cook Islands tai.tura@cookislands.gov.ck
Mr Tangata Vainerere, Clerk of Parliament
CPA Cook Islands Branch Secretary
Parliament of the Cook Islands tangata.vainerere@cookislands.gov.ck

Joined the Commonwealth: 1931

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1969 

Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral

Parliament/Legislature website: Parliament of Cook Islands

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 9 (Parliamentary Select Committees: Standing Orders Committee; Special Select Committee; Public Accounts Committee; Crimes Bill Select Committee; Infrastructure Bill Select Committee; Remuneration Tribunal. Standing Select Committees: Government Caucus Committee; Standing Orders Committee; Bills Committee.)

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Standing Orders Committee, Business Committee


Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013 to present):


Key Facts

CPA Branch Formed
01 Jan 1969
Voting Age
First Parliament
20 Apr 1965
Seat of Parliament