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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.

Thieves have destroyed a family’s hives in an attempted bee theft.

PM stands strong on helmets

Friday June 05, 2020

As helmet opponents gather for a second motorbike rally, Henry Puna acknowledges their views but says safety comes first. 

Shadow health minister Selina Napa has looked into the weeping eyes of a mother who lost her only daughter after she was killed in a motorbike accident and felt the terrible anguish and loss.

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