Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Maintaining maritime security

Tuesday September 15, 2020

Te Kukupa maritime police force have returned from a maritime surveillance operation ensuring that non-essential vessels are forbidden from entering Cook Islands ports during this Covid period.

Dirty dumpers!

Tuesday September 15, 2020

William Taripo is calling on those who have been dumping their rubbish at the old Panama dump to “stop!”.

Taripo says Infrastructure Cook Islands provides a rubbish collection service and he did not understand why some people do not use this service.

Living with a disability

Monday September 14, 2020

Cook Islander Alexander Boaza writes about his journey living with a disability. The story was originally published by the Cook Islands National Disability Council and is republished with permission.

$500k for water system developments

Monday September 14, 2020

The northern group islands’ rainwater harvesting and storage system will be improved soon, says Infrastructure Cook Islands.

Drought warning for the Pa Enua

Monday September 14, 2020

There is a high chance of dry weather conditions for Penrhyn, Rakahanga and Manihiki. 

The unexpected weatherman

Saturday September 12, 2020

With piles of weather reports and data sprawled all over his office, Arona Ngari is a weather man through and through, even though it wasn’t his first career choice. Losirene Lacanivalu sat down with him.

More 24/7 security for homes

Saturday September 12, 2020

Cook Islands Security has launched their private security for homes with a 24-hour patrol network.

Weather watchers learn first aid

Friday September 11, 2020

With the number of accidents that have happened near the Meteorological Service office over the years, the weather team decided to undergo some first aid training.

During the time George (Maggie) Angene was in prison, he would meditate - not in the way other people do with techniques like yoga and tai chi, but with a Bible.

Working together to prevent suicide

Thursday September 10, 2020

Suicide rates among males in Rarotonga per capita were twice that of New Zealand and three times more than Australia, says a local mental health group.

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