13 Dec 2013

Cooks PM Puna chooses Heather as his deputy

4:16 pm on 13 December 2013

The Cook Islands Prime Minister, Henry Puna, has announced the appointment of Teariki Heather as his new deputy.

Mr Heather replaces Tom Marsters who has taken up the position of Queens Representative.

Mr Puna says the appointment means that the Cook Islands Party remains united and on track to meet the challenges ahead.