Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

New candidate targets roads

Thursday March 01, 2018

Business man Nooroa George has thrown his hat into the ring on the state of the Rarotonga roads, questioning why all the money collected in vehicle fees never gets put into fixing the numerous potholes.

PAYE write-off due to error

Thursday March 01, 2018

Financial secretary Garth Henderson says government agencies have always paid their Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax, adding the PAYE debt that was written off as part of ‘tax forgiveness’ is a result of a reconciliation error.

Busy 2 days

Thursday March 01, 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will have an action packed two-day stay in Rarotonga as part of her 2018 Pacific Mission.

Touch battle heating up at Nikao

Wednesday February 28, 2018

Monday saw some thrilling clashes across the board in the Bluesky Women’s touch competition at Nikao Field.

Cook Islands Rugby League Association president Charles Carlson has congratulated the ‘awesome achievement’ of the rugby league women’s side, after they collected the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Competition 9s.

Early morning cleaner honoured

Tuesday February 27, 2018

The early morning hero of downtown Avarua, Ngatokorua Tariu, was honoured yesterday at the Ministry of Internal Affairs for his 60th birthday.

A hard running Tupapa Panthers side were able to capitalise on the mistakes of their Arorangi Bears opponents as they cruised to a 34-12 victory in the third round of the domestic rugby league competition on Saturday.

Touch continues after rain delay

Monday February 26, 2018

The Bluesky Touch competition will continue in earnest today, after Wednesday’s session was cancelled due to rain.

Tax measures ‘absolutely wrong’

Monday February 26, 2018

The announcement that some government departments will benefit from the massive tax write-off reminds former Finance minister Wilkie Rasmussen of the political misdeeds in the early 1990s.

Nowadays when a new movie rolls into Empire Cinema, it’s often something you’re already familiar with, like the latest instalment in a superhero franchise, an adaptation of some bestselling book, or an old classic remade for modern audiences.

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