Diplomatic post for former commissioner

  • 07/09/2016
Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced the appointment
Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced the appointment

Former police commissioner Peter Marshall has been appointed High Commissioner to the Cook Islands.

Mr Marshall, a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, was commissioner of police between 2011 and 2014.

Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced the appointment.

"New Zealand and the Cook Islands have a special relationship, based on historical ties and shared citizenship," he said.

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