Shae Osborne

Shae Osborne

Jail no deterrent for assault-accused

Thursday September 14, 2017

A man who recently served two months in prison for an assault that was described as “callous and cruel,” has appeared in court on another assault charge.

Two weeks of work for visiting judge

Tuesday September 12, 2017

High Court Judge Patrick Keane will  preside over criminal and civil court cases at the High Court over the next two weeks.

Young humpback washes up on Mauke

Monday September 11, 2017

A newly-born humpback whale has washed up dead on Mauke.

A woman who appeared in court yesterday on the same charge for the 16th time in two years, was told her criminal case was not over, and that she must return to court yet again later this month. 

Technicians get to root of problem

Friday September 08, 2017

Nearly 30 metres of thick, hardened tree root growing between the threads of High Voltage (HV) cable appear to be the contributing factor in the power outage around the north-western side of Rarotonga, last Saturday night.  

Defendant still in limbo after two years

Thursday September 07, 2017

A woman has appeared in court for the 15th time regarding a case that has been going on for more than two years.

Run raises $9000 for helpful charity

Thursday September 07, 2017

Members of a local family have raised over $9000 to help a charity that helped them maintain their daily lives while their grandson received treatment for a life-threatening illness in New Zealand.

The court granting leniency to a foreign contract worker would give immigrants a major advantage over other offenders, says Justice of the Peace John Whitta.

Vehicle crashes on the increase

Thursday September 07, 2017

The number of motor vehicle crashes happening on the island is becoming a serious concern for Cook Islands police.

Earth blamed for power cut

Tuesday September 05, 2017

An hour-long power shortage that affected parts of the island on Saturday evening is thought to have been caused by earth movement.

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