Crime

Badly-behaving young people are “carving out future careers in prison”.

Boozed drivers causing carnage

Wednesday October 10, 2018

Alcohol has been the prime cause of motor vehicle crashes on Rarotonga over the past six months with court appearances by drink-driving offenders reflecting most of the charges brought by the Police Prosecution unit, says police spokesman Trevor Pitt.

Truck overturns in Arorangi

Monday October 08, 2018

The police, fire service, and an ambulance were on the scene of a crash last night in Arorangi where an unconscious male driver had to be extracted from an overturned truck.

Battling bushfires proves costly

Monday October 08, 2018

Attending multiple bushfires – often caused by negligence - is proving quite costly for the Rescue Fire Services.

Ngaa Kitai Taria pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge that resulted in the death of his 9-year-old grandchild in Aitutaki, at the High Court yesterday.

Tourist robbed in Muri

Wednesday October 03, 2018

Police are hunting for two men involved in the robbery of a tourist at Muri Beach.

Police have arrested a teenage male in connection with a fire that extensively damaged a house at Titikaveka on Wednesday last week.

$1m blaze at Noni plant

Monday October 01, 2018

Fire has destroyed the Cook Islands Noni Marketing juice processing plant at Titikaveka causing more than $1 million damage, according to its owner Brad Stafford.

Warning on Raro fires

Friday September 28, 2018

Four major building blazes over the past eight days has Opposition member Selina Napa worried and she wants to do all she can to protect the community.

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