Crime

Fears are growing around drug cartels transporting cocaine and methamphetamine using Cook Islands waters.

A young woman facing a burglary charge was remanded in custody after the court was told she had no known place of residence.

Clients of lawyer Norman George who have been in custody awaiting psychiatric assessment were granted bail at the High Court last week.

Church attacker mentally unfit

Saturday June 22, 2019

A man accused of attacking a woman in church is not fit to stand trial, the High Court heard.

Family dogs shot by a sniper

Friday June 21, 2019

Fears that someone using a rifle fitted with a silencer is targeting the animals. 

A member of the Cook Islands’ big Pacific Games delegation appeared in court yesterday accused of theft.

A miracle midnight rescue

Tuesday June 18, 2019

The mystery shipwreck washed up on a Rarotonga beach had been heading from eastern Europe to Aitutaki.

Te Kukupa returns

Monday June 17, 2019

The crew of Te Kukupa, Cook Islands Police Patrol Boat arrived at the Avatiu Harbour today.

Lawyer airs frustration

Monday June 17, 2019

Frustrated defence counsel Norman George has questioned how long his clients would have to be in custody for a psychiatric assessment.

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