Losirene Lacanivalu

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Police chief receives master’s degree

Wednesday December 04, 2019

The Commissioner of Police Maara Tetava officially received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji this week.

The Health ministry has taken precaution at the Rarotonga international airport against travellers arriving with measles symptoms. 

Coming back to give back

Tuesday December 03, 2019

With her dad nearing 80, Mata Puia-Huch came home to help look after him awhile – and realised she had so many reasons to stay. 

Witnesses lift truck

Tuesday December 03, 2019

Police officers and bystanders managed to move a pickup truck out of the way of traffic over the weekend after it crashed into a wall outside Infrastructure Cook Islands in Arorangi.

Man hurls bottle at woman, say police

Tuesday December 03, 2019

A man alleged to have thrown a bottle at a woman in the town area after a late-night quarrel has been arrested.

The southern Cook Islands of Atiu, Mauke and Mitiaro have rejected a government request to allow Ocean Fresh vessels to fish commercially within 50 nautical miles of their islands.

Police officer appeals dismissal, after video showed him punching handcuffed man in head as he lay helpless on ground. 

Nurses for shortages

Saturday November 30, 2019

Forty nurses and dental therapists graduated yesterday as Cook Islands battles to address a shortage in medical staff.

A methamphetamine case against Tehananaia Maeva Haas has been adjourned to March 2020 –  a year since charges were laid.

Same-sex ban MP doubles down

Friday November 29, 2019

Select committee chair Tingika Elikana has dug in his heels on reinstating same-sex relations as a crime, saying it should never have been taken out of the Crimes Act in the first place.

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