Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

‘We were fortunate, thank God’

Saturday November 16, 2019

First came the floods. And when the water receded, then came the clean-up.

Kids page: Learning business is yummy!

Saturday November 16, 2019

Lahaina Henry watches her papa cook at home. Pancakes are something she’s seen him easily whip up – so she was quick to put up her hand to make and sell pancakes at school this week.

Doctors a sight for sore eyes

Saturday November 16, 2019

After mounting concern about the standard of medical care on the outer islands, Cook Islands’ flying doctors held their first Kaveinga Ora clinics this week on Manihiki and Pukapuka. 

The Ministry of Health isolates a family at home, after their 3-month-old child is exposed to measles. 


First Muri, then Tupapa, now Punanga Nui. The global popularity of night markets is catching on here. The newest night market is on in town tonight.

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.

Prime Minister marks Remembrance Day

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Prime Minister Henry Puna arrived in Canberra in time to lay a wreath and mark Remembrance Day in Australia this week.

Standing together to fight the demons

Tuesday November 12, 2019

With their wacky activities to raise awareness, a group of young men is getting Cook Islanders talking about mental health. Now, the Ministry of Health is inviting everyone to contribute to a plan to tackle the taboo subject.

Ruta Tangiiau Mavé has a lot to say, and she wants to be heard through her new column in the Cook Islands News. 

‘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.

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