Liam Ratana

Liam Ratana

The taking of goods from the Cook Islands Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) op-shop at the Punanga Nui market on Saturday may have not been a theft, as initially suspected.

The ongoing issue of burglaries on Rarotonga hit a new low at the weekend when a substantial amount of food and cooking utensils were stolen from an elderly Vaimaanga couple.

A number of donated goods were stolen from the Cook Islands Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) on Saturday morning.

The Cook Islands police attended a small number of incidents over the weekend.

The family of Cook Islands legend and sporting icon Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, have released the memorial and funeral arrangements for “Papa Dan” who passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 93.

Burglaries continue to increase on Rarotonga, according to statistics recently released by the Cook Islands Police.

The head of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation says that better inclusion of local experiences and indigenous people is the key to offering unique travel experiences.

PM Puna travelling to Japan

Monday May 14, 2018

Prime minister Henry Puna will attend the Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) being held next week in Fukushima, Japan.

Te Ipukarea Society (TIS) recently completed a two-day first aid course in anticipation of their upcoming trip to Suwarrow (see story page 18).

A pregnant woman was hospitalised after a motorcycle crash in Tupapa on Thursday night.

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