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Looking back on another year …

Tuesday December 31, 2019

With the arrival of a new year on Wednesday, Cook Islands News takes a look back at some of the news events that helped shape 2019.

Assault case deferred to Friday

Monday December 30, 2019

A man who has been charged with two counts of assault on a female will have his case heard again this Friday.

Patrick Luma represented by defense counsel Mark Short is charged for assaulting his partner and a family member.

Seventeen-year-old Brideena Kaiaruna is not just a normal teenager. She’s a teenage music artist who believes that things happen for a reason.

The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation plans to focus next year on sustainable tourism and expanding the industry’s accreditation scheme.

Pair sentenced for assault

Saturday December 28, 2019

Two foreign nationals were sentenced on common assault charges in the High Court.

Repeat burglar granted bail

Saturday December 28, 2019

Lawyer claims incident a ‘one-off’ and family wants accused home.

Flight case adjourned

Friday December 27, 2019

Jet charter row heads to court early next year.

Tuainekore Kare was granted bail at the High Court so he could spend Christmas with his family.

Locked up for Christmas

Tuesday December 24, 2019

Two teenagers will be spending Christmas behind bars after the court denied them bail and remanded them in custody at the Arorangi Prison.

Penrhyn Christmas out

Tuesday December 24, 2019

Weather prevents Tongan ship from going to northern islands in time for big day.

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