Crime

Tobacco bust prompts crackdown

Thursday November 14, 2019

A tobacco smuggling bust may impact on future travellers’ duty-free shopping. 

The Court of Appeal has increased the prison sentence of a man who threw his friend headfirst over a 2.8 metre balcony, shattering his spine.

Two teenagers who were arrested in connection with the alleged bashing and robbery on Sunday night were granted bail at the High Court yesterday.

‘I could not fight back’

Tuesday November 12, 2019

Police appeal for information to help them track down two violent thugs. 

Father Ina Tipokoroa said he hoped police could make an arrest with the information they have – and called for shop owners to install security cameras so it is easier to catch robbers.

Woman found by bike crash

Monday November 11, 2019

Police suspect alcohol was involved in an unusual motorbike accident.

Wheelie bad thief owns up

Saturday November 09, 2019

The owner of a red Honda Wave motorbike got a big surprise, coming out to discover the bike was there – but both wheels were gone.

Court briefs

Monday November 04, 2019

Hefty fine for excess alcohol

 A man who exceeded the alcohol limit for driving has been convicted and fined $450 by the High Court.

Thou shalt not steal

Friday November 01, 2019

It was Gospel Day – but at least one person hadn’t read the 10 Commandments.

Athletics Cook Islands says its international standing has been damaged by the disappearance of $63,000, some of it confirmed stolen.

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