Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Opponents on both side of the same-sex law reform debate agree on one thing: the real concern is abuse and violence.

Men convicted of bar brawl

Friday November 08, 2019

Three young men were convicted and ordered to pay a fine of $50 each for being involved in a nightclub fight in Avarua.

The nursery rhyme tells of the seven wives with seven cats – but Date Hideki has gone one better.

Learning from experience

Friday November 08, 2019

District nurse Amy Henry has seen the pain of loved ones who need care.

Violence no laughing matter

Thursday November 07, 2019

Comedian Tofiga Fepulea’i plays his most serious role this month – a starring role in Cook Islands’ White Ribbon campaign.

For too long, men haven’t been brought up to ask for help when they’re struggling. Now, a group of young men are leading the change in dramatic fashion. 

A dog owner is raising new concerns about poisoning, after the deaths of three more dogs.

Sharing music with the world

Tuesday November 05, 2019

Twenty-two University of Melbourne music students have visited Rarotonga and Aitutaki to collaborate with local musicians to share Cook Islands beats with the world.

As a way of ensuring that Cook Islands border is protected, outer island agriculture officers are undergoing a special training to be part of the biosecurity team.

The SPCA is calling for education for dog owners and for planters using pesticide pellets, to prevent accidental poisoning.

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