Shae Osborne

Shae Osborne

Criminal court session fast and short

Monday September 04, 2017

Criminal court was a fast and short affair last week, with just 12 cases appearing before Justice of the Peace Georgina Williams in the Avarua High Court on Thursday.

Lawyer Mark Short is bemused at the ongoing saga which has seen 42 youngsters caught up in the judicial system due to minor traffic offences.

It was a bittersweet goodbye for a long-time visitor to the Cook Islands, who after two decades of annual visits, left Rarotonga for the last time recently.

Police ID powers questioned

Thursday August 31, 2017

Lawyer Norman George has questioned whether the Cook Island Police Service is capable of correctly identifying drug paraphernalia and filtration devices used for smoking cannabis.

Busy day for JP as 44 appear in court

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Justice of the Peace John Whitta dealt with over 44 criminal court cases during Thursday’s session at the Avarua High Court.

The fight to save Dominic

Monday August 28, 2017

CI News reporter Shae Osborne tells the heart-rending story of biliary atresia sufferer Dominic Joseph-Kura, who at just nine months, has endured surgery, biopsies and even a liver transplant.

Performing for the first time in Rarotonga, New Zealand reggae band Katchafire amped up the crowd, with their Jamaican-infused reggae music at Rehab Night club on Wednesday evening.

Aquafest excitement for Muri

Thursday August 24, 2017

Muri beach is set to be jam-packed with paddle boards and sun block-soaked bodies on Saturday when the 2017 Manureva Aquafest gets underway.

Story brings help for the helpers

Thursday August 24, 2017

A CINews story highlighting some of the problems faced by Punanga Tauturu (PTI) has sparked action from passionate Rarotongan residents keen to lend a helping hand.

Police responded to an unusually high number of domestic violence incidents over the weekend, attending seven incidents involving family disagreements. 

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