Petitions withdrawn, by-election for Mitiaro

Petitions withdrawn, by-election for Mitiaro

Two petitions contesting last July’s election result in Mitiaro will not be heard by the High Court, paving the way for an upcoming by-election.

‘Cook Islanders and visitors are subject to the same application of our laws’

Dear Editor,
I refer to Mr Norman Sander’s letter published in the Cook Islands News on Monday September 8.

‘The dirty secret that we all know about, but don’t talk about’

Dear Editor

It is so disappointing to read in the newspaper, a defence lawyer in a case as serious as the purported rape of a ten year old girl and by someone she knew, to be dismissed as the imagination of a ten year old girl.

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

After successfully fighting off a petition by Democratic Party candidate Wilkie Rasmussen – Willie John of the Cook Islands Party wants to return to Penrhyn to celebrate with his people and start work on his priority projects for the island.

Publication in contempt of court?

A local newspaper has drawn the scorn of the High Court after publishing a story questioning whether Chief Justice Thomas Weston has been politically biased during electoral petition proceedings.

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Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

Cyclone centre top priority for new Penrhyn MP

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Our own undertaking – na tatou Uaorai e rave

Our own undertaking – na tatou Uaorai e rave

Our own undertaking – na tatou Uaorai e rave