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Articles by Losirene Lacanivalu

AKTT returns to Cook Islands Beach Games Volleyball

Saturday 20 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Sports, Volleyball

Kōrero o te ‘Ōrau’s ‘Ātui’anga ki te Tango (AKTT) returns to the Cook Islands Beach Games volleyball tournament after missing out last year.


Schools gear up for busy year

Saturday 20 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Education, National

Schools in the Cook Islands are gearing up for the start of the new academic year, and parents are being advised to support their children with their studies.


Juvenile crime spikes, NGO calls for parents to step up

Saturday 20 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Crime, Culture, Education, Local, National

Cook Islands NGO Kōrero o te ‘Ōrau is calling on parents to re-engage with their children following recent police investigations into a 13-year-old involved in burglary and other offences.


Cook Islands to miss Pacific Islands pageant again

Friday 19 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Entertainment, Features, Weekend

Cook Islands will miss the Pacific Islands pageant contest for the second consecutive year after pulling out of the 2024 event to be held in Nauru next month.


Cargo vessel arrives after weather delays

Friday 19 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Local, National

The cargo vessel Imua arrived safely at the Avatiu Port yesterday after anchoring outside the port since Sunday, bringing in relief to Rarotonga businesses.


Mitiaro claims Air Badminton title

Thursday 18 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Badminton, Sports

Mitiaro emerged victorious at the 2024 Cook Islands Beach Games air badminton finals, claiming the gold medal.


Cook Islands registers 348 small motorised vessels

Thursday 18 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Economy, Local, National

A total of 348 small motorised vessels (SMVs) were registered and entered into the Ministry of Transport database last year.


Children catch the last waves of vacation before new school term

Wednesday 17 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Local, National, Weather

Children enjoyed their day at the beach at the Nikao Social Centre yesterday, beating the heat in Rarotonga.


Chutney and coins vanish from café

Wednesday 17 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Business, Crime, National

On Sunday night, the Sea Monster Café, located near Avatiu harbour, had a break-in, leaving owner Komera Dean questioning what the alleged culprit expected to find in a small business.


13-year-old questioned in Rarotonga store burglary and rental car thefts

Wednesday 17 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Business, Crime, National

A 13-year-old is currently being questioned by police in connection with the burglary at the TEM Store Parengaru as well as with recent break-ins of rental cars.

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Research team discovers multiple burial sites

Monday 15 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Features, Weekend

Cook Islands WWI NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project team believes their research has led them to between 370 and 410 Cook Islands returned soldiers who are buried throughout the nation.


Chamber of Commerce calls for widespread CCTV coverage

Monday 15 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Business, National

Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce says, given the number of businesses being targeted by criminals in the past 12 months, street cameras are something that must be considered.


Pacific Cup squad announced

Saturday 13 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Cricket, Sports

Cook Islands Cricket Association has finalised the team competing in next week’s 2024 SouthSeas Pacific Cup - International Women’s Tournament in Auckland - starting on Tuesday (Cook Islands time).


Rental cars targeted in theft spree

Saturday 13 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Business, Crime, Economy, National

A rental company is calling on the Cook Islands community to help stop a recent trend of car thefts targeting rental vehicles. Losirene Lacanivalu reports.

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Sand-sational! Beach football takes centre stage at Beach Games

Saturday 13 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Football, Sports

Excitement continued yesterday as beach football took centre stage at the Cook Islands Beach Games 2024.


Tiaore joins Singapore netball league

Friday 12 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Netball, Sports

Cook Islands netball star Nicol Tiaore is set to take to the court in the Singapore Netball Super League 2024, becoming one of the latest national players to grace the international stage.


Cook Islands faces Covid complacency as cases rise

Friday 12 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Health, National

Concerns are mounting about a potential complacency towards Covid safety measures after new cases emerged in Rarotonga and the outer islands.


Team Outlaws reign supreme in Cook Islands Beach Touch competition

Thursday 11 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Sports, Touch Rugby

Team Outlaws were crowned the champions at the 2024 Cook Islands Beach Games Touch Rugby competition held at the Nikao Beach Courts.


CISNOC seeks solutions after Beach Games, League 9s clash

Thursday 11 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The Cook Islands Beach Games’ opening, overshadowed by the League Nines in Paradise on Saturday, sparked concerns about scheduling conflicts, prompting organisers to acknowledge the challenge and seek solutions. Losirene Lacanivalu reports.


Cook Islands Cricket scores early win in Auckland tour

Thursday 11 January 2024 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Cricket, Sports

The Cook Islands Cricket Association (CICA) has enjoyed a strong start to the year, with the men’s team securing an early victory against Auckland University Cricket Club (AUCC) in their trial matches in New Zealand.


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