The Cook Islands caretaker coalition government has named a cabinet that includes two independents and the MP from the One Cook Islands party.
The Cook Islands Party last week joined forced with the independents and One Cook Islands to give it the narrowest possible majority in the 24 seat House.
Henry Puna is to continue as prime minister with his other responsibilities being foreign minister, attorney general and minister for the outer islands.
Mark Brown stays as deputy and finance minister.
Albert Nicholas will be minister of police and internal affairs.
Rose Brown, one of the two independents, becomes the health minister and will also handle justice and agriculture.
The MP for Penryhn, Robert Tapaitau, another independent, will be in-charge of Infrastructure Cook Islands, National Environment Services, transport and outer islands special projects.
The One Cook Islands MP George Maggie will handle corrective services, and be the minister of culture.
Mr Puna calls it a mix of experience and energy, with the freshness and vibrancy new Ministers bring.