Miss Cook Islands 2019 contestants put on first catwalk show

Miss Cook Islands 2019 contestants put on first catwalk show

The Miss Cook Islands Tropicana Parade showcasing striking garments from local designers was well-received by the audience this weekend.

Police talk inquest into missing boy

Police expect to meet the coroner with a view to a public inquest into how 7-year-old Lapana Tupou fell overboard from the inter-island ship Lady Moana.

Letters: It’s sad to see Tiare Taporo in a Samoa dry dock

I have been very interested from time to time in news of the steel North Sea trawler which was converted and refitted in Newfoundland and renamed Tiare Taporo – taking largely under false pretences the famous name of my family’s New Zealand kauri-built schooner owned by AB Donald Ltd of Auckland.

No buying way out of justice

Police say they will always pursue charges against perpetrators of domestic violence if there’s physical evidence. 

Bids to withdraw charges

Three court matters are stalled awaiting decisions from Police Commissioner Maara Tetava.

National

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Samson brings the house down

Sport

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

And Tupapa triumph in football too …

Opinion

The Sift: Te Kukupa police boat Princess  Paruru Moana serves us well

The Sift: Te Kukupa police boat Princess  Paruru Moana serves us well

The Sift: Te Kukupa police boat Princess  Paruru Moana serves us well

The Sift: Te Kukupa police boat Princess  Paruru Moana serves us well

Features

Victoria’s not-so-secret garden

Victoria’s not-so-secret garden

Victoria’s not-so-secret garden