‘Sad reality’ that Cook Islands has no secure mental health facility, so ill people are thrown in cells.
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.
There are hopes a small grants scheme for fishing operators will help some of them through the tough times.
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).
Ngatamaroa Ave appeared in court for failing to stop at a police checkpoint in Arorangi on April 24.
Teremoana Saddler has admitted to 19 charges of burglary.