Deputy Prime Minister of the Cook Islands

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The Deputy Prime Minister of the Cook Islands is the second most senior officer in the government of the Cook Islands. From 1965 to 1981, the position was called the Deputy Premier. When the office of Premier was renamed to Prime Minister in 1981, the Deputy Premier became the Deputy Prime Minister.

The following list is incomplete.

Name PM Served Took Office Left Office Party
Apenera Short Albert Henry 4 August 1965 25 July 1978 Cook Islands Party
Pupuke Robati Tom Davis 25 July 1978 13 April 1983 Democratic Party
Geoffrey Henry Tom Davis 16 November 1983 1985 Cook Islands Party
Terepai Maoate Tom Davis, Pupuke Robati 1985 1 February 1989 Democratic Party
Inatio Akaruru Geoffrey Henry 1 February 1989 1999 Cook Islands Party
Norman George Geoffrey Henry, Joe Williams June 1999 October 1999 New Alliance Party
Norman George Terepai Maoate 18 November 1999 July 2001 New Alliance Party
Robert Woonton Terepai Maoate July 2001 11 February 2002 Democratic Party
Geoffrey Henry Robert Woonton 11 February 2002 30 January 2003 Cook Islands Party
Terepai Maoate Robert Woonton 30 January 2003 5 November 2003 Democratic Party
Ngamau Munokoa Robert Woonton 5 November 2003 19 November 2004 Democratic Party
Geoffrey Henry Robert Woonton, Jim Marurai 19 November 2004 9 August 2005 Cook Islands Party
Terepai Maoate Jim Marurai 9 August 2005 23 December 2009 Democratic Party
Robert Wigmore Jim Marurai 23 December 2009 30 November 2010 Democratic Party
Tom Marsters Henry Puna 2 December 2010 10 June 2013 Cook Islands Party
Teariki Heather Henry Puna 11 December 2013 Incumbent Cook Islands Party