Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Competition commissioner expects to approve licence for new internet provider, in competition with Vodafone. 

New JPs sworn in

Monday August 24, 2020

Four new Justices of the Peace have been appointed to ease the workload of those deciding court matters.

Covid-19 impacts internet cable

Monday August 24, 2020

Cable has been ready to be switched on for a month, but Vodafone denies any delay.

Eels fired up for Panthers clash

Saturday August 22, 2020

Defending champions Tupapa Panthers wary of “hurt” Avatiu Eels.

There are videos of girls dancing to his beats in Mexico. They’re listening in Nigeria too. One thing is certain, Cook Islander Emile Rima’s time in lockdown has not been wasted, recording new music. But, reports Rashneel Kumar, it’s good to be home now.

Govt is to amend water bill

Saturday August 22, 2020

Changes will be made to the To Tatou Vai Authority Bill before it returns to Parliament next month, says Deputy Prime Minister Mark Brown.

Non-essential travellers to Cook Islands should be made to pay for their quarantine on the way here, the Opposition says.

Threat of court action by opponents of chemical treatment of water supply. 

Health officials hope this week to find somewhere to house stranded Cook Islanders in Auckland, to manage their quarantine so they can return home. 

Rookie’s whale of a time

Tuesday August 18, 2020

Paddlers impress in the national singles competition on Saturday. 

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