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‘I will never return’: New Zealand tourist furious with police response following a brazen robbery

Wednesday 21 February 2024 | Written by Candice Luke | Published in Crime, National

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‘I will never return’: New Zealand tourist furious with police response following a brazen robbery
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A visitor on his fourth trip to the Cook Islands says his love for Rarotonga has been ruined after a robbery at the accommodation he and his family were holidaying at in Titikaveka, in the early hours of Sunday morning. Candice Luke reports.

A visitor on his fourth trip to the Cook Islands says his love for Rarotonga has been ruined after a robbery at the accommodation he and his family were holidaying at in Titikaveka, in the early hours of Sunday morning. Candice Luke reports.


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Ross Holmes on 21/02/2024

It is common sense to lock doors at night wherever you go and to put valuables in the safe. Rarotonga is no different. These incidents happen in New Zealand more often. Police in New Zealand would not have even attended the scene as they are understaffed. The tourists had every reason to be angry with the thieves but their reaction to Rarotonga and the accommodation was OTT.