Editorials (113)

There has been an enormous reaction to the select committee’s recommendation that Parliament should reinstate homosexual acts in the Crimes Bill.

Sometimes, the law is an ass.

Parliament’s select committee has recommended MPs reinstate a criminal ban on “indecent acts” between men, and a ban on sodomy.

Editorial: Independent – of whom?

Saturday October 26, 2019

Business argues for a bigger say in who regulates a fledgling phone and internet freemarket. They demand assurance the new authority will be independent of government.

This evening, families are invited to a free concert at the National Auditorium to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.

Is it just me? Or have you also waited over two hours at the Rarotonga Hospital to see a doctor?

Some of us like to think we’re indispensable in our jobs, in our roles in the community. But when we can’t make it into work … well, we discover that life goes on.

Honouring the sacrifice of these six Cook Islands men rights a century-old wrong.

Editorial: They shall not grow old

Thursday October 17, 2019

It was a slow start. First Australian visitor Cate Walker paying her respects to her mother at Nikao Cemetery.

The story is told of a timid curate, invited to breakfast at the Bishop’s residence. “I’m afraid you’ve got a bad egg,” the Bishop exclaimed.

I know about budget airlines.

Living and working in the UK, my wife and I were trapped in Prague when easyJet cancelled our late-night flight back to London.

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