Jonathan Milne

Jonathan Milne

‘Cut hair – or else’

Thursday February 06, 2020

School continues to flout anti-discrimination law despite official warning.

Police plan to muffle loud bikes

Monday February 03, 2020

The Police Service is to target vehicles that aren’t up to scratch – especially those youth riding motorbikes without a muffler.

A Cook Islands boy had been told by his school he must get his hair cut – even though his haircutting ceremony isn’t meant to be until next year. 

A homeless drug addict has pleaded guilty to assault after a violent daylight fracas in front of locals and tourists – but witnesses say police charged the wrong man.

League of women

Saturday February 01, 2020

Cook Islands is kicking off a women’s domestic rugby league competition alongside the men’s, as they prepare for the 2021 World Cup. 

I have three sons, still at primary school. They are smart, beautiful, (mostly) kind and gentle. Thinking of what they mean to me, as I write these words, is enough to bring a pricking to my eyes.

Keeping it real on synthetic turf

Thursday January 30, 2020

A draw will be enough to get Tupapa through to the Oceania Champions league today – but they’re hungry for more.

Brother/sister in arms

Thursday January 30, 2020

Cook Islands siblings Brad and Kiana Takairangi will both line up in a double-header All Stars clash next month. 

OPINION: It started around Christmas in a live seafood market in Wuhan, a sprawling Chinese city of 11 million people, yet one whose name was little-known to most of us in the western world – until now.

Government has announced far-reaching restrictions on travel to and from China, in the hope of stopping the fast-spreading Wuhan coronavirus reaching these islands.

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