Killings devastate island community
The horrified community of Rarotonga is still reeling after a gunman, believed to have been a prisoner on work release, shot and killed two people near Titikaveka late on Tuesday afternoon.
There was little joy in Police Commissioner Maara Tetava’s voice yesterday as he praised his officers for their courage in dealing with an armed killer.
The new motorcycle helmet law introduced on October 5, has stirred a number of diverse responses from the 16-25 age group.
The place Mary Dean fell was near the clothesline outside the home she shared with her boyfriend of 10 months, Roger Tauarea.
“I love you all.”
The last words uttered by slain Vaimaanga man Roger Tauarea to his two friends and next door neighbours who witnessed Tuesday afternoon’s shocking shooting incident.