Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

12yo girl punched in the head

Wednesday June 26, 2019

Twenty-eight-year-old Julia Kajer was sentenced to 12-months’ probation for assaulting her younger sister.

A doctor is calling for public vigilance as the numbers of dengue cases continue to rise.  Dr Teariki Noovao says though the virus has been under control, the country is not out of the woods yet.

A young woman facing a burglary charge was remanded in custody after the court was told she had no known place of residence.

Flu vaccines running low

Tuesday June 25, 2019

There aren’t enough flu vaccine doses in the country for the sick, elderly and vulnerable – but there were enough to give every MP a jab.

Prime minister Henry Puna (pictured) hopes to return to the lagoons of his youth and watch future generations experience the wonders and riches of the oceans, as part of a sustainable Blue Pacific.

Clients of lawyer Norman George who have been in custody awaiting psychiatric assessment were granted bail at the High Court last week.

Govt backs ‘decent work’

Monday June 24, 2019

In the face of a plummeting local workforce and exploitation of migrant labour,ministers are promising to take action. 

Church attacker mentally unfit

Saturday June 22, 2019

A man accused of attacking a woman in church is not fit to stand trial, the High Court heard.

Family dogs shot by a sniper

Friday June 21, 2019

Fears that someone using a rifle fitted with a silencer is targeting the animals. 

Cook Islands’ declaration of two million square kilometres of ocean as “sacred” captured the imagination of delegates at a major oceans conference in New Caledonia this week.

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