Crime

A father has been jailed after drunkenly punching a man three times outside a nightclub, leave his victim with such bad head and face injuries that he’s still in New Zealand for medical treatment and rehabilitation.

Church attacker ‘insane’

Friday September 06, 2019

A young man accused of wounding a woman in church has pleaded not guilty on grounds of insanity.

Police believe they have made a breakthrough in solving a series of beachside smash-and-grabs thefts that created all the wrong headlines for Rarotonga.

Not new to the court system, nor the court room, young Teametua Araipu has been remanded in custody for another week.

Her lawyer Wilkie Rasmussen asked the court to bail her under the condition that she would stay with her boyfriend and not her parents.

A brawl outside the On The Rock nightclub in Avarua saw five men charged with assault, and one suffering face injuries.

Danger driving: teens flee police

Thursday August 22, 2019

A teenage was arrested on Monday night for dangerous driving and failing to stop on demand.

Don’t judge ‘P’ addicts

Monday August 19, 2019

Methamphetamine or “P” addicts are not coming forward, because they are being judged, says New Zealand’s P Pull movement.

Lucky escape from house fire

Monday August 19, 2019

A woman escaped serious injury in a house fire on the backroad in Vaimaanga on Friday evening.

Teen revived after crash

Monday August 19, 2019

A male teenager was revived after not breathing for about 15 minutes following a motorbike accident on Saturday morning.

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