Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Cook Islands-flagged ship safe

Thursday February 20, 2020

The Cook Islands registered Turkish cargo ship and its crew are safe after a military attack on the port it has berthed in Tripoli, Libya.

Chemical water trial is ‘lawful’

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Government-owned water authority To Tatou Vai is pressing ahead with turning on the taps in trials of the new waterworks, even though the environmental impact of a new chemical has not yet been fully assessed.

The Cook Islands Council of Queensland has taken up the legal cudgels for a young Cook Island boy’s cultural rights to keep his hair long until his haircutting ceremony.

Despite the death of a man and a boy in a fatal head-on smash last month, police say Rarotonga’s roads were “noticeably” full of underage drivers this weekend, with no helmets and driving dangerously.

Discharge without conviction sought for expat worker accused of drink driving. 

Cabbages for dinner tonight!

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Senior students at Apii Avarua are participating in the first school growing programme to encourage them into agriculture careers.

Traditional Cook Islands vaka Marumaru Atua is all set for a new skipper with the assistance of Maritime Cook Islands.

A short film shot in Aitutaki addresses colonialism and the warlike nature of the past. 

Valentine’s Day wedding

Saturday February 15, 2020

After 17 years of being together and working hard to ensure they have a beautiful family together, Stewart Pita and Apii Tua decided to tie the knot.

Police statistics for 2019 show that break-ins were tracking lower than 2018. Katrina Tanirau and Losirene Lacanivalu reports.

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