2 Nov 2018

New Cook Islands High Commissioner to NZ named

11:52 am on 2 November 2018

Elizabeth Wright-Koteka has been announced as the Cook Islands next High Commissioner to New Zealand.

Cook Islands flag

Photo: RNZ/ Tim Glasgow

Ms Wright-Koteka was most recently the Chief of Staff at the Office of the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands.

In addition to oversight of the Cook Islands relationship with New Zealand, the High Commission is also conduit for the government's engagement with some 30 countries that have representation in Wellington such as France, Japan, Taiwan and Brazil.