Judge blocks compo fund raid

Judge blocks compo fund raid

Government’s recent attempts to raid Manihiki land compensation funds held by the Justice Ministry to pay selected people have been categorically blocked by Justice Patrick Savage in a recent Land Court sitting.

Fresh faces to head two key agencies

 Cabinet has announced fresh faces to head two the country’s most important government agencies.

Justice’s decisions disagree with Crown Law

Justice Patrick Savage disagreed with Crown Law on almost all the points the government agency made in applications seeking the release of over $300,000 of land compensation funds held by the ministry on behalf of Manihiki landowners.

Plan to protect biodiversity

Protecting, conserving and sustaining biodiversity in the Cook Islands is the aim of a $700,000 national plan being formed at a workshop on Rarotonga this week.

Anti-nuclear ‘dream team’ reunite

Wednesday was an emotional day for those involved in organising the Vaka ki Mururoa campaign against French Nuclear Testing back in 1995.

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Avatiu up against Tupapa today

Avatiu up against Tupapa today

Avatiu up against Tupapa today

Avatiu up against Tupapa today

Avatiu up against Tupapa today

Avatiu up against Tupapa today

Avatiu up against Tupapa today

Avatiu up against Tupapa today

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Fashion extravaganza launches Miss CI

Fashion extravaganza launches Miss CI

Fashion extravaganza launches Miss CI