More Top Stories

National
Rugby league

Moana target 2025 World Cup

11 November 2022

Business

Moment of truth at COP27

12 November 2022

Local

We’re halfway there!

16 November 2022

Paddling

From the river to the ocean

18 November 2022

National

Premium content
Court

Accused denied festive booze as strict bail conditions continue

A man facing intent to injure charges has asked the courts if he can consume alcohol over the festive season despite bail conditions stipulating he can’t.

Environment

Current discharge system ‘not sustainable’ - report

A report into the discharge of sludge into the Avana and Turangi streams says the current situation is “not sustainable”.

Local non-government organisations receive hygiene packs

Hygiene packs sponsored by the New Zealand High Commission Office were well received by non-government-organisations (NGOs) earlier this week.

Local


PM calls for more climate funding

Prime Minister Mark Brown says funding for smaller nations affected by climate change must be accelerated.

Economy


‘Better than expected’: Govt economist paints optimistic picture

The Cook Islands economic forecast for the coming months is not as dire as some expected, according to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.

Economy


Court briefs 17.11.2022

Drink driver apologises A drink-driver didn’t have to travel far to land in hot water after crashing into the Ministry of Justice building in Avarua. Ngatokorua William entered guilty pleas to drink driving and careless driving following an incident on October 5.  His truck mounted the footpath by Ministry of Justice building and “plowed” into […]

Court


Accused released from custody on strict conditions

A man facing intent to injure charges has been released from custody on strict conditions.

Court


PM’s party to seek costs after petitions dismissed

A High Court judge has dismissed the Cook Islands United Party’s petitions that the Cook Islands Party’s policy of a tax-free threshold of $60,000 in the Pa Enua in lead up to 2022 general election amounted to bribery.

National


Industry considers reducing work hours in ‘quiet’ period

Tourism operators are prepared for an uncertain outlook over the coming months, with more flights unlikely to be in the pipeline for some time.

Economy


Risky Tupapa field getting reseeded

Tupapa’s Victoria Park is getting reseeded in an attempt to fill holes that are causing knee and ankle injuries.

Local


Samoa league fans to hit Raro streets as team prepares for World Cup final

In celebration of Toa Samoa making the Rugby League World Cup final for the first time, the Samoan community on Rarotonga will parade through town on Friday.

League


Dome to wear village colours

The netball dome at the Tupapa Maraerenga courts donated by China only needs a lick of black and white paint, says Minister George ‘Maggie’ Angene.

Local


Former Chief Justice played ‘enormous’ role in Cook Islands judiciary

A former Chief Justice who played a key role in Cook Islands courts has passed away.

Court


‘Police have a lot of dirt to pick up’ - Cops accused of being heavy handed with drink driver

Several police officers have been grilled in court over their handing of a drink driving case, which has been described by the defence as unconstitutional, unfair and inhumane.

Court


Boyd Memorial raises $10,000 for Pride Cook Islands

The golf course rippled with colour on Saturday with bold and bright Pride flags flying from palm trees in the cool breeze and golfers dressed in blazes of bright, neon colours, over the weekend.

Local


We’re halfway there!

The impressive Marae Moana seawall mural project is halfway to completion. And it’s still turning heads.

Local


Cook Islands United Nations bid backed by New Zealand Green Party

New Zealand Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson is calling for the Cook Islands to become a full member nation of the United Nations without having to relinquish dual New Zealand citizenship.

National


Still no answers from Police on missing teenager

Cook Islands Police have not answered questions about missing teenager Timoa Kokoria, 19, who disappeared on July 24 after he was dropped off at a Rutaki bus stop.

Local


Tourism organisations to be updated on economic outlook

The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation is hosting a state of tourism update this morning with speakers from across the industry contributing.

Economy


Young people take part in men’s mental health panel

Societal expectations are holding men back from being vulnerable, says 18-year-old Men’s Mental Health Couch Talk panellist Sidney Fimone.

Local


Stricter rules for e-cigarettes proposed in Amendment Bill

A review of the Health Act is about to take place, with new rules for electronic cigarettes likely to be proposed.

Health


Landowners annoyed with perceived lack of consultation around Avana Harbour project

Landowners in the Avana Harbour area are hot under the collar after a digger turned up on Monday and started dredging in the narrow stretch of water.

Environment


« Previous  1    3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11    608  Next »