Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Sevens off to a perfect start

Saturday November 02, 2019

The gloomy weather yesterday failed to dampen the spirit of teams and players participating in the 30th Raro International Sevens.

In the hope of ensuring it never happens again, MPs are investigating how a teacher was able to keep collecting $30,000 in pay after he was sacked.

Backdown on same-sex law reform

Saturday November 02, 2019

Criminal ban on sex between men is to be retained – and extended to women. 

Cook Islands rugby sevens is hot, hot, hot, in every sense of the world – and Rarotonga’s soaring temperature nearly changed the course of world rugby history.

Having a ball for 30 years

Friday November 01, 2019

The legends are innumerable. The Sheraton’s glory days before the hotel’s dream came tumbling down. The All Black great sent out with the rubbish. The week the island ran out of corned beef. Rashneel Kumar reports on 30 glorious years of Raro International 7s.

Honouring All Souls

Friday November 01, 2019

After days of scrubbing and painting graves and polishing plaques, people of faith today remember their loved ones who have passed. 

Tina Browne has been retained as leader of the Opposition Democratic Party for another term.

Land Holdings seeks drainlayers, welders and digger operators for big project, reports Rashneel Kumar.

Government is preparing to open the doors to new competitors to take on Bluesky in the phone and internet market – and to oversee that, it’s announced plans for an independent regulatory authority.

Votes for absentee politicians

Thursday October 24, 2019

Proxy votes are licence for MPs’ overseas travel, say Demos. 

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