Crime

Half road deaths are older

Friday May 29, 2020

More than half those who have died on Cook Islands road in the past five years were aged 35-plus – putting paid to claims that only young people die in bike crashes.

Minister chases erratic driver

Thursday May 28, 2020

Court reserves decision in trial of alleged drink-driver.

The rate of family violence being reported to police highlights an even bigger hidden problem, says National Council of Women. 

Stopped at a police checkpoint at Black Rock, Julian Zeman was given a verbal warning about having his phone playing music, even though it was controlled from the head unit.

Police prosecution files stalled on ‘overloaded’ officers’ desks.

Youth was on the side of a 17-year-old who appeared in court for failing to stop on demand and dangerous driving charges.

Bars and restaurants can remain open until 10pm, nightclubs expected to reopen this week, confirms police.

Senior government adviser Terry Rangi appeared in court yesterday charged with refusing a breath alcohol or blood test.

Police denied an expat worker his basic human rights when he failed a breath alcohol test, his lawyer says.

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