Crime

Motorist powerless to argue

Thursday March 05, 2020

A builder who knocked down a power pole with his pickup truck is now paying the price – literally.

Driver breath-tested at twice the alcohol limit tells JP he had drunk only two cans of Woodstock. 

Weekend of poor behaviour on the road in Rarotonga continues despite numerous warnings from police and other stakeholders. 

Defence counsel Mark Short has requested the High Court to order a medical assessment for his client, Elijah Trego.

The police officer alleged to have assaulted a young father outside the Raro Fried Chicken is facing four counts of assault with intent to injure.

The alleged driver of a rental car that careened into a power pole has appeared in court on a string of charges.

Family are grieving the sudden passing of 18-year-old Nicole Mata Tavai in Nikao at the weekend.

Violent row involving substance abuser sparks calls for better support for addicts, the mentally ill and troubled young people.

Man dies from crash injuries

Thursday February 27, 2020

A young father who died after sustaining serious injuries in a motorbike accident on Mangaia has been remembered as a loving father, son, partner, uncle, cousin and friend. 

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