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Noise issues give police a headache

Wednesday September 20, 2017

Police are being called out every weekend to turn down the music at parties whose hosts are paying no consideration to their neighbours trying to get some sleep.

Baby shows end with Nikao event

Wednesday September 20, 2017

Yesterday was the final baby show for Rarotonga, held in Nikao, after shows in Puaikura and Takitumu.

More accidents add to rising tally

Wednesday September 20, 2017

Policeconcerns about the rising number of car and bike crashes on the island were highlighted over the weekend, with three accidents reported to the Cook Islands Police service between Friday and Sunday.

Exercise your right to vote

Wednesday September 20, 2017

The New Zealand general election is being held this weekend, and many Cook Islanders who are eligible to vote may not realise they are entitled to.

Lawyer and Demo Party chief executive Wilkie Rasmussen is calling for an inquiry into the death of a female relative at Rarotonga Hospital on Thursday, September 7.

Driver ‘cuts in’ on PM’s car

Tuesday September 19, 2017

A visiting man was convicted and fined for dangerous driving after prime minister Henry Puna witnessed the man’s “reckless” driving.

Whopper wahoo sets local record

Tuesday September 19, 2017

Local charter fishing boat operator Brendon Nicholas and visiting fisherman Ra Te Maru were pretty proud of themselves on Friday after catching a 73.6kg wahoo, the heaviest landed on Rarotonga since game fishing records began.

Apologies for fire

Tuesday September 19, 2017

billowing black toxic-looking fire seen burning off the end of the Ports International terminal at Avaitu wharf last Wednesday morning was not deliberately lit.

CINAT tour of Hawaii a major success

Monday September 18, 2017

The Cook Islands National Arts Theatre (CINAT) team which toured Hawaii promoted the nation and its culture to over 100,000 people during their six-week stay in Laie.

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