Liam Ratana

Liam Ratana

Crash victim flown to NZ

Friday April 20, 2018

A local man has been flown to New Zealand for urgent medical treatment after crashing his scooter on Happy Valley Road in Takuvaine last Sunday afternoon.

The Cook Islands has become a part of the world’s first regional strategy for surveying and geospatial capacity development.

A Tupapa man will face charges relating to the supply of cannabis after being arrested on Wednesday afternoon.

Two flights called off in one week

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Jetstar Airways has come under fire once again, after they were forced to cancel a flight for the second time in a week.

CIP focus on infrastructure

Wednesday April 18, 2018

The Cook Islands Party (CIP) plans to continue focusing on infrastructure heading into the June 14 election.

Memorial to honour Pacific soldiers

Wednesday April 18, 2018

New Zealand’s Ministry of Culture and Heritage has allocated almost half a million dollars towards a Pacific Island memorial which will feature in New Zealand’s Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington.

Weekend incidents keep police busy

Wednesday April 18, 2018

The Cook Islands police were kept busy last weekend, starting on Friday when they executed bench warrants for the arrests of three people. All three were arrested and appeared in the High Court.

Demos ‘ignorant’ says Brown

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Finance minister Mark Brown says criticism of the setting of the June 14 election date by parliamentary leader for the Democratic Party, William “Smiley” Heather shows the opposition’s “total ignorance and lack of understanding” regarding financial management and government processes.

Motor vehicle crashes are on the rise according to the latest quarterly statistics released by the Cook Islands Police Service.

Concerned locals are asking for tougher regulations to be imposed on drone owners in the Cook Islands after $600 was allegedly stolen from tourists staying in Vaimaanga.

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