Crime

Helmet saves teenager’s life

Wednesday May 06, 2020

A helmet saved the life of a 16-year-old boy who was involved in an accident at Harley Street in Nikao on Monday morning.

Bareheaded biker killed

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Speeding contributed to the death of a motorcyclist in Arorangi on Sunday night, police say.

Bottled man retaliates

Tuesday May 05, 2020

A young man kicked another man in a fight outside an Avarua nightclub last year, but denies kicking the victim in the head.

Thief ain’t got Jack

Tuesday May 05, 2020

It was a complicated plan, for nothing more than a single bottle of Jack Daniel’s.

Fatal crash

Monday May 04, 2020

A motorcyclist died last night in the first fatal crash since Covid-19 constraints came into force.

Drunk by lunchtime

Monday May 04, 2020

A “concerned citizen” has seized the keys from a motorbike driver, worried at how drunk he was.

Calls to video-stream court hearings as more cases emerge of men left in prison because travel ban prevents a judge hearing their cases. 

The real lockdown

Friday May 01, 2020

A nine month old baby will reunite with his father when the prison reopens to visitors on Sunday, after a month of lockdown.

Cases are stalled before the court because no judge is able to travel to the country to hear them. 

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