26 Aug 2020

Iaveta Short says the Cooks needs a new political model

From , 6:00 am on 26 August 2020

The former Cook Islands MP, Iaveta Short, wants to see big changes in the country's political system.

The lawyer, former cabinet minister and diplomat, has written a book called "False Dawn in Paradise."

He told Don Wiseman how a system borrowed from the colonial master, New Zealand, hasn't served the Cook Islands well.

Cook Islands Parliament.

Cook Islands Parliament. Photo: Wikimedia Commons