Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

‘Police just stood by’

Wednesday June 26, 2019

Mother’s complaint about brutal bar brawl forces investigation.

The police have been accused of failing to intervene to help a man being beaten up outside a popular night spot.

Last chance to get involved in the Vaka Pride awards.

Rarotonga Security does much of its work in the dark of night.

But despite that, the role the company plays in keeping Avarua township safe from criminal activities has not gone unnoticed.

Its past five years’ work has earned the company a nomination in the prestigious Tupuranga Tangata champion award of the Vaka Pride competition.

The Cook Islands Tourism award recognises the efforts of those who keep the community clean and safe.

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

The family of Here Makita, who died in a tragic house fire, have launched a fundraising campaign to bring home his body from Australia.

Kukis are a step closer

Saturday June 22, 2019

The Cook Islands rugby league team are a step closer to qualifying for the 2021 World Cup after their big win on Thursday night.

Jean Marie Williams will miss the weekly calls he used to get from his nephew Here Makita, who perished in a house fire in Australia’s Northern Territory on Wednesday.

A controversial tax amnesty has succeeded in recovering $19.4 million in unpaid tax, to the delight of the finance ministry.

A former parliamentarian has called the 45 per cent pay rise for MPs “obscene and outrageous”.

Team Cook Islands has started their Pacific Games 2019 campaign, visiting primary schools in Rarotonga in a bid to promote their participation.

Corrective Services minister George ‘Maggie’ Angene is recovering well after three days in an Auckland hospital this week.

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