Coat of Arms of the Cook Islands


Photo: Mr. Teina BishopMr. Albert (Peto) NICHOLAS

  • Member for Avatiu, Ruatonga & Palmerston Island
    Rarotonga, Southern Cook Islands
    Member of the COOK ISLANDS PARTY
    DOB:   9th May 1951
    POB:    Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Parliamentary Services:

First elected as a Member of Parliament of the Cook Islands for the Avatiu, Ruatonga & Palmerston Island in 1994 General Election. 

Parliamentary Whip for the Cook Islands Party.

Ministerial Appointments:

Ordinary Member of Parliament - Opposition.

Committee Service:

Member of the Civil List Select Committee - 2005;  Member of the Special Marine Select Committee - 2005;

Member of the Land, Local Government, and Cultural Affairs Select Committee - 2007.

Service Information:

Keen planter and fisherman.  A well know musician with the local entertainment circuit.

Visits, Conferences and Delegations:

Attended the CPA Pacific Regional Gender Workshop in Apia, Samoa - November 2006.

Community Services:

President Avatiu Sports Club.


Attended the St Joseph Primary School.


Mr. Albert Nicholas is married to Urau and they have 6 children; 5 boys and 1 girls.