A dangerous driver who was convicted of careless driving causing injury last week, has encountered large financial penalties during prosecution on account of the emotional harm and distress he caused the victim.
Cook Islands Police responded to a number of motor vehicle incidents last weekend.
The evangelistic activities of a group of a foreign Christianity-based sect has prompted much debate on Rarotonga this week.
Yesterday’s front page news story highlighting the presence of a Quasi-Christian sect currently on Rarotonga has caused a stir in religious quarters — with people questioning the organisation’s unconventional beliefs.
Theft on the island has been a growing concern for the community, with countless posts on local Facebook page, Rarotonga Community and Beyond urging residents to lock their doors and secure their valuables.
Moving past a personal battle of self-contrition and the consuming questions of ‘why’ and ‘what if’, a mother of 16-year-old boy who committed suicide in August last year has realised not enough is being done to prevent suicide in the Cook Islands. Memory Mills sat down with CI News reporter Shae Osborne to discuss the complex and confronting issues of teen suicide.