Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

All go for Queen’s Baton

Thursday November 16, 2017

The Queen’s Baton Relay organisers won’t forget their trip to the Cook Islands in a hurry.

Plastic fires prompt another warning

Thursday November 16, 2017

A spate of publicity about island residents burning plastic has prompted Community Health Services to issue a reminder that they will take action against offenders - despite the fact they have never taken legal action against anyone for the offence.

Law ‘too soft’ – burglary victim

Wednesday November 15, 2017

A victim of a burglary is calling for stronger punishment of offenders, saying the law is “too soft” on burglars.

Donors make breast checks possible

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation president, Jaewyn McKay says that without the generous assistance of local donors, the funding necessary to screen the average 350 women who present themselves for yearly breast checks in the Cook Islands wouldn’t be possible.

TMS fitness trainer Tamaiti Samson, aka “The Mighty Samson”, says he didn’t know if Thomas Wynne had what it takes to stick with his seven-week Zuu fitness challenge.

Local businessman Keith Christian, who sold a New Zealander the 54-foot steel-hulled yacht that sank 390 nautical miles out to sea last week, refutes claims by the new owner that he sold him a “picture perfect” boat. He also says he strongly warned the inexperienced yachtie against sailing to Whangarei alone.

Internal Affairs minister Albert Nicholas officially opened the inaugural National Welfare Stocktake Workshop yesterday morning, in front of a small gathering at the National Auditorium.

Air crash exercise closes seawall

Thursday November 09, 2017

EMERGENCY workers responded in a multi-agency coordinated emergency response exercise run by the Rarotonga Airport Fire Authority on Wednesday morning.

Polystyrene to get the boot

Thursday November 09, 2017

Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) is proposing a ban on the importation of all polystyrene takeaway containers in a bid to deal with a rapidly-growing waste problem.

The island community is rallying around a family who lost everything in a devastating fire that destroyed their home on Tuesday evening last week.

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