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Senior defence lawyer Norman George has rejected police concerns that repeat burglars are being allowed out on bail to offend again.

Airport is alert for new virus

Thursday January 23, 2020

The Ministry of Health is closely monitoring the outbreak of a fast-spreading Chinese super-virus.

Police say they are being let down by the courts, which put repeat burglars out on the streets again. 

The ‘cruel’ poisoning of pet dog

Wednesday January 22, 2020

The suspected poisoning of a family pet has brought new demands for a ban on the lethal herbicide paraquat. 

Some will to go Tereora and Titikaveka colleges. Some will go further afield – one to Atiu. Monica Tafale among the Cook Islanders returning home to address the teacher shortage.

Kids to be taught to grow food

Tuesday January 21, 2020

The agriculture ministry has created a pilot school garden programme in partnership with the Korero O te Orau, to teach about agriculture and its importance for livelihoods.

Looking back on another year …

Tuesday December 31, 2019

With the arrival of a new year on Wednesday, Cook Islands News takes a look back at some of the news events that helped shape 2019.

Assault case deferred to Friday

Monday December 30, 2019

A man who has been charged with two counts of assault on a female will have his case heard again this Friday.

Patrick Luma represented by defense counsel Mark Short is charged for assaulting his partner and a family member.

Seventeen-year-old Brideena Kaiaruna is not just a normal teenager. She’s a teenage music artist who believes that things happen for a reason.

The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation plans to focus next year on sustainable tourism and expanding the industry’s accreditation scheme.

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