Battling bushfires proves costly

Monday October 08, 2018

Attending multiple bushfires – often caused by negligence - is proving quite costly for the Rescue Fire Services.

Ngaa Kitai Taria pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge that resulted in the death of his 9-year-old grandchild in Aitutaki, at the High Court yesterday.

Vehicle crashes at all-time high

Thursday October 04, 2018

Cook Islands Road Safety Council is calling on the authorities to tighten the law around drink driving after motor vehicle crashes, mostly resulting from alcohol, reached an annual high in September.

Tourist robbed in Muri

Wednesday October 03, 2018

Police are hunting for two men involved in the robbery of a tourist at Muri Beach.

Police have arrested a teenage male in connection with a fire that extensively damaged a house at Titikaveka on Wednesday last week.

$1m blaze at Noni plant

Monday October 01, 2018

Fire has destroyed the Cook Islands Noni Marketing juice processing plant at Titikaveka causing more than $1 million damage, according to its owner Brad Stafford.

Warning on Raro fires

Friday September 28, 2018

Four major building blazes over the past eight days has Opposition member Selina Napa worried and she wants to do all she can to protect the community.

Two afternoon house fires in Titikaveka

Thursday September 27, 2018

Fire brigades on Rarotonga had a busy afternoon yesterday with callouts to two blazes in the Titikaveka area.

The blaze that destroyed a building in Arorangi on Sunday evening spread so fast that firefighters were unable to do anything about it.

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