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Cook Islands: Contacts and Holidays


Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) 91 Gordon Street Suva, Fiji  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday   Tel +679 3318101   Fax +679 3318074   E-mail

About Us

The Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) is located in Suva, Fiji and performs a full range of resident mission functions:

  • government, civil society, and private sector relations
  • policy dialogue
  • country reporting
  • aid coordination
  • external relations and information dissemination

As ADB's regional representative in the Pacific, SPSO undertakes strategic planning, country programming, and economic sector work, overall portfolio management and project administration of selected projects, support for the development of knowledge products, and capacity building and regional cooperation activities. The office has close access and relations with the Pacific developing member countries it serves:

  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu

An ADB Development Coordination Office in the Cook Islands supports the government in implementing its National Strategic Development Plan.


Masayuki TACHIIRI (Mr)Regional Director  E-mail
Erik AELBERS (Mr)Head, Economics and Programming  E-mail
David FAY (Mr)Head, Project Administration Unit  E-mail
S. Beatrice OLSSON (Ms)Country Coordination Officer  E-mail

ADB Coordination Office in the Cook Islands

Ngamata P. TUARA (Ms)Coordination and Administration Officer (Consultant)ADB Development Coordination Office P.O. Box 3338Nikao, Rarotonga, Cook Islands   Tel +682 22697  E-mail

Holidays 2019

The Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) is closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1 (Tuesday)
Good Friday April 19 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 22 (Monday)
Constitution Day September 9 (Monday)
Fiji Day October 10 (Thursday)
Diwali October 28 (Monday)
Prophet Mohammed's Birthday November 11 (Monday)
Christmas Day December 25 (Wednesday)
Boxing Day December 26 (Thursday)
Day After Boxing Day December 27 (Friday)

Last updated: as of 23 May 2019