Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

There is a real excitement as Cook Islands communities dig and refresh their fruit and vege gardens – but also the hope that we may once more sell them to visitors and overseas. 

‘Sad reality’ that Cook Islands has no secure mental health facility, so ill people are thrown in cells.

Burial grounds needed

Saturday May 09, 2020

Politicians are debating whether land can be leased to bury expat workers who die in the Covid-19 shutdown – or whether government should take land by warrant for burial plots.

A court is to decide whether a string of driving-related charges against repeat offender Wilfred Dauvois should be dismissed.

Private Sector Taskforce offers computers and advice to ‘one-man-band’ businesses.

Govt help for fishers

Thursday May 07, 2020

There are hopes a small grants scheme for fishing operators will help some of them through the tough times.

Dear editor,

With my limited experience in sports administration, I find it absurd to read of Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) imposing restrictions (and reinforcing the prime minister's “ban”) on the resumption of certain sports (“It’s play time for 18 sports”, May 2).

No plea on theft charge

Wednesday May 06, 2020

David Tonorio, who is serving time at the Arorangi Prison, is yet to enter pleas on his new burglary charges.

Failing to stop

Wednesday May 06, 2020

Ngatamaroa Ave appeared in court for failing to stop at a police checkpoint in Arorangi on April 24.

19 burglary charges

Wednesday May 06, 2020

Teremoana Saddler has admitted to 19 charges of burglary.

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