Two Cook Islands-registered fuel tankers are being investigated under suspicion of smuggling oil out from Iran in defiance of international embargoes.

Fresh is the best

Sunday June 14, 2020

Garden-fresh vegetables and crops were tenderly packed into 100 kikau baskets and distributed this week to families feeling the strain of providing good wholesome meals on their tables.

Dolphins befriend lone whale

Saturday June 13, 2020

A young male humpback has been frolicking alone off Rarotonga for the past couple of weeks – until he was befriended by a pod of dolphins.

Mona Jr’s dad backs helmets

Saturday June 13, 2020

Four months after 14-year-old Mona Ioane Jr’s tragic road death, his father Mona Sr wants to save other families from that pain.

Hundreds of people are unable to get helmets in time for new law’s June 26 start date. 

Pay package for new police

Monday June 08, 2020

New police recruits are receiving an additional $1057 following the implementation of the new government pay structure.

Island doctor to return home

Saturday June 06, 2020

He helped others; now his family are able to show him the same respect.

Bobby Tutangata was fined $150 for being the owner of two dogs who startled a person in Matavera.

Two papas living in a wet tin shed; a mama in a tent – these are the sad sights that are driving plans for a retirement village in Cook Islands.

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