Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Witnesses lift truck

Tuesday December 03, 2019

Police officers and bystanders managed to move a pickup truck out of the way of traffic over the weekend after it crashed into a wall outside Infrastructure Cook Islands in Arorangi.

Man hurls bottle at woman, say police

Tuesday December 03, 2019

A man alleged to have thrown a bottle at a woman in the town area after a late-night quarrel has been arrested.

The southern Cook Islands of Atiu, Mauke and Mitiaro have rejected a government request to allow Ocean Fresh vessels to fish commercially within 50 nautical miles of their islands.

Police officer appeals dismissal, after video showed him punching handcuffed man in head as he lay helpless on ground. 

Nurses for shortages

Saturday November 30, 2019

Forty nurses and dental therapists graduated yesterday as Cook Islands battles to address a shortage in medical staff.

A methamphetamine case against Tehananaia Maeva Haas has been adjourned to March 2020 –  a year since charges were laid.

Same-sex ban MP doubles down

Friday November 29, 2019

Select committee chair Tingika Elikana has dug in his heels on reinstating same-sex relations as a crime, saying it should never have been taken out of the Crimes Act in the first place.

From hero to Zero

Friday November 29, 2019

$1 billion drug yacht ‘Zero’ has been removed from the Cook Islands ships register and is under the hammer for a bargain basement rate.

Five years prison for indecent assault on 4-year-old.

Seminar on Uni survival

Wednesday November 27, 2019

It’s close to the end of the school year, and college students would be going over their university applications and making plans for studies overseas.

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