Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

The Mitiaro man rebuilt his life after being paralysed in a Cook Islands bike crash; this week his family were mourning his unexpected death. Rashneel Kumar and NZ Herald report.

Holmes where heart is

Wednesday November 27, 2019

Valentine Holmes’ return to NRL has got the national rugby league body excited.

Anti-chlorine group demands government to provide details on how the chlorinated water would be removed and disposed. 

Decriminalising homosexuality would be a positive step towards a more inclusive and fair Cook Islands society, says the New Zealand High Commission.

Raining on the parade

Tuesday November 26, 2019

Cook Islands Meteorological Service has issued a heavy rain warning for Rarotonga.

Concern over battery farm

Monday November 25, 2019

Environmental group asks about plans for toxic chemicals in batteries. 

Select committee chairman Tingika Elikana is to meet this week with Louisa Wall, a New Zealand MP who has spoken out strongly against the select committee’s decision to reinstate same-sex relations in the Crimes Act.

Prison boss set to sue

Monday November 25, 2019

Arorangi Prison Superintendent Henry Heather is to sue for wrongful dismissal, says his lawyer Norman George.

Minister unlawfully released up to 20 inmates, forcing Government to move urgently fix legal oversight. 

Paddling for a purpose

Saturday November 23, 2019

This year’s Vaka Eiva is more than a competition for a visiting team.

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