Shae Osborne

Shae Osborne

Sentences suspended after apologies

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Two people were granted suspended sentences and given stern warnings when they appeared before a three Justice of the Peace panel in the Avarua High Court last week.

Jaewynn McKay and Derek Fox, partners in life and business recently started an enterprise which offers locals and tourists a private location to host special events, without the worry of catering, decorations, or dishes.

Criminal court was busy on Thursday with over 59 cases coming before Justice of the Peace Georgina Williams in the Avarua High Court.

Punanga Tauturu takes the lead

Monday October 23, 2017

Punanga Tauturu coordinator Rebeka Buchanan says people are questioning why she and Punanga Tauturu have become the driving force behind developing a “solution” to the youth crisis.

Domestic violence soars

Friday October 20, 2017

Domestic violence in the Cook Islands is following the same trend as youth offending and has reached an all-time high.

A couple facing a joint charge of burglary had their curfew lifted when they appeared in the Avarua High Court before Justice of the Peace Georgina Williams last week.

Youth problems aired on radio

Wednesday October 18, 2017

A story in CINews last week highlighting problems caused by an increase in youth offending has caught the attention of local and international media.

The Cook Islands Police Service says too many Rarotonga residents have a casual attitude towards driving.

Criminal court was a short affair last Thursday, with just 16 people appearing before Justice of the Peace Georgina Williams in the Avarua High Court.

Long wait ends for Te Are Manu

Monday October 16, 2017

The long-awaited opening of new local animal clinic, Te Are Manu took place on Thursday, with a large number of people gathering to celebrate the launch of an entirely Cook Islands-run animal clinic. 

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