The following position is vacant and applications are welcomed:
1. Land Court Clerk (Salary Band F, Range: $24,476 - $36,565)
The ideal candidate has knowledge of Cook Islands land court processes and case management.
This position reports to the Deputy Registrar of the Land Court. View job description here.
2. Senior Land Court Clerk (Salary Band H, Range: $33,220 - $49,628)
The ideal candidate has specialized skills and knowledge of Cook Islands land court processes and case management, and delivery of land court hearings. This position reports to the Deputy Registrar of the Land Court. View job description here.
How to Apply:
Please provide the following as part of your application:
1) A letter of interest (or cover letter),
2) A completed application form (download here), and
3) A copy of your curriculum vitae or resume.
Ministry of Justice
c/o Maybelline Bullen
Please be advised that the land court sitting scheduled for Monday the 3rd to Thursday the 6th and Monday the 10th to Thursday the 13th of May 2021 has been postponed until further notice. The Ministry of Justice sincerely apologizes for the inconvenience. The postponement is to allow for full compliance with all the provisions of section 332 of the Code Civil Procedure of the High Court 1981 while the provisions are updated.
Te akakite iatu nei kite katoatoa, te Akavaanga Teitei (Tuanga Enua) tei akanoo iatu no te Monite ra 3 ki te Paraparau ra 6, Monite ra 10 ki te Paraparau ra 13 o Me 2021, kua vao iatu te reira no tetai tuatau ke, kia tau kia aru ia teia akavaanga ki raro I te ture tuanga 332 o te Code Civil Procedure of the High Court 1981. Te tatara atu nei te Tango Tutara o te Ture no teia tei tupu.
Any changes with the court schedule will be advised.
Government of the Cook Islands
The public is hereby advised, due to current COVID-19 circumstances, the Ministry of Justice will be limiting its services to the general public commencing Wednesday 25th March 2020.
High Courts Division:
All court hearings, other than criminal court hearings, will be rescheduled for a date after June 2020. Criminal court hearings involving arrests will continue, but under strict social distancing protocols. Meetings of Assembled Owners (MOAOs) and Lease Approval Tribunal hearings will be suspended until after June 2020. Research into court records (e.g. land, traditional titles) will be suspended until further notice.
Registry Services Division:
All births, deaths, and marriage registrations and applications, as well as companies, incorporated societies and Personal Properties Security inquires may be done via email correspondence or phone calls, to assist with social distancing. Should physical certificates be required, these must first be arranged with Registry Services staff before pickup is scheduled. Under the circumstances, please anticipate longer processing times.
Land Administration Division:
Land Trust payments will continue, but with reduced capacity and applications processed by phone and email. Please anticipate significant delays in processing all applications and outward payments.
Survey will also continue with reduced capacity and counter services will no longer be available. Inquiries will be attended to by phone or email.
Please continue to monitor our Ministry of Justice website for any updates, including information on doing online payments. We are asking for your cooperation and understanding during this time of crisis.
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.
For further information or inquiries please contact the following staff:
High Courts Division
|Land: Ma’Cherie Mani||56203|
|Civil and Criminal: Therese Tutai||55360|
|Registrar of High Courts: Kopu Matua-Atuatika||52299|
Registry Services Division
|Births, Deaths and Marriages: Helen Williams||76559|
|Companies, Incorporated Societies, Personal Property Securities: Ruta Areai||81139|
|Registrar - Registry Services: Rimmel Poila-Mokoroa||58748|
Land Administration Division
| Land Trust, Land Titles:
| Survey: Bruce Manuela
| Registrar - Land Administration:
|Inquiries: Ministry of Justice - General Inquiries||29410|