Young speak out on helmet law

Thursday October 20, 2016

The new motorcycle helmet law introduced on October 5, has stirred a number of diverse responses from the 16-25 age group.

“I love you all.”

The last words uttered by slain Vaimaanga man Roger Tauarea to his two friends and next door neighbours who witnessed Tuesday afternoon’s shocking shooting incident.

Killings appear planned

Thursday October 20, 2016

The place Mary Dean fell was near the clothesline outside the home she shared with her boyfriend of 10 months, Roger Tauarea.

There was little joy in Police Commissioner Maara Tetava’s voice yesterday as he praised his officers for their courage in dealing with an armed killer.

Sixteen hours of terror

Thursday October 20, 2016

Killings devastate island community

The horrified community of Rarotonga is still reeling after a gunman, believed to have been a prisoner on work release, shot and killed two people near Titikaveka late on Tuesday afternoon.


Wednesday October 19, 2016

Escaped prisoner Chris Rimamotu, who allegedly shot and killed two people yesterday, is believed to have shot himself dead this morning.

A LARGE number of members of the Cook Islands Fijian community in Rarotonga celebrated Fiji Day at St Joseph’s School ground over the weekend.

Big dance number wins gold for Miss CI

Wednesday October 19, 2016

MISS EARTH Cook Islands Allanah Herman-Edgar has wowed the Miss Earth pageant and won gold in the Talent section.

THE CI Meteorological Service’s Nathan Tisam is currently attending the second Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum (PICOF) that officially opened on Monday.

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