Richard Moore

Richard Moore

MOCD found wanting

Wednesday July 19, 2017

Financial controls and processes within the Ministry of Cultural Development were put under the microscope by the Public Accounts Committee and were found wanting.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) wants the police to take a civil legal case to recover more than $24,000 from a former police officer jailed for stealing money out of a safe at police headquarters.

Police tightened security practices at National Headquarters following the theft of more than $24,000 from the exhibit room in 2011, parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has been told.

Research indicates that a fifth of young Cook Islanders (aged 15-24) have more than one relationship at a time.

Villages impress Vaka Pride judges

Wednesday July 05, 2017

There were three different winners in the Vaka Pride competition for the March-June period.

Pay new police $20k: PAC

Wednesday July 05, 2017

New police constables should be paid a minimum of $20,000 a year, according to the Public Accounts Committee.

Fire destroys Atupa house

Tuesday July 04, 2017

A HOME was destroyed during a massive blaze on Saturday just off the back road in Atupa.

George Maggie wants to know where all the money from his tax-paying constituents is going.

Paddlers colour the night

Tuesday June 27, 2017

As regular visitors to Muri Lagoon on Rarotonga, my cameras and I have often focussed on paddle-boarding folk.

Kukupa on medivac mission

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Te Kukupa is engaged in the medical evacuation (medevac) of a pregnant woman from Nassau in the Northern Group.

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