Mystery votes due to walk-in electors

Mystery votes due to walk-in electors

The appearance of approximately 430 extra votes in the final count of this month’s general election has been attributed to an unexpected surge in declaratory votes.

Election: No petitions yet

The first of a number of deadlines for filing petitions passed on Tuesday, with no contesting of final results by either major party.

Demos prepared to form coalition

A defiant Wilkie Rasmussen is confident a number of court challenges currently in the works will tilt the results of the election in his team’s favour, ushering in a Democratic Party-led government.

Re-trial of Aitutaki firearm case

An Aitutaki man who had a firearm charge against him dismissed will now be facing re-trial after the Crown won their appeal against the decision.

Wanted by police

Local police are trying to track down 19-year-old Tepatua Ngatamariki Crummer, who they believe is aware that he is wanted by police.

National

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Small increase in June visitor arrivals

Sport

Youth golfers geared up for China

Youth golfers geared up for China

Youth golfers geared up for China

Youth golfers geared up for China

Youth golfers geared up for China

Youth golfers geared up for China

Youth golfers geared up for China

Youth golfers geared up for China

Opinion

QR, please ‘take time for a cuppa’

QR, please ‘take time for a cuppa’

QR, please ‘take time for a cuppa’

Features

Good and faithful servants

Good and faithful servants

Good and faithful servants