Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Warning: Babies at measles risk

Saturday August 31, 2019

Parents are urged to isolate small babies from anyone who could be carrying measles. As Auckland-based Cook Islanders fall victim to New Zealand’s major measles outbreak, people here are urged to stay calm – and cautious.

Dads must step up

Friday August 30, 2019

Give your children a present on Father’s Day, a church leader tells the country’s dads, by taking responsibility as parents. 

Keira beats Aussie boys

Friday August 30, 2019

Three young Cook Islanders in the U12 Queensland Rugby League side have just won the Rugby League National Championships in Brisbane.

Cook Islands Maori language is alive in the Pa Enua and this is being observed in the number of entries submitted for the Ministry of Education’s writing competition.

Defence counsel Mark Short has withdrawn a number of times from handling a young father’s court matter.

Rasmussen to handle couples case

Friday August 30, 2019

Young Teametua Araipu was all smiles yesterday as Justice of Peace John Whitta granted her bail.

Prison: No place for the sick

Friday August 30, 2019

A mentally ill man held for months in “appalling conditions” in a maximum security cell at Arorangi prison is to finally go home today.

Tourists have become more demanding, an industry veteran warns, and the Cook Islands have to sharpen up or pay the price.

Dr Aumea on island rescue mission

Thursday August 29, 2019

The Secretary of Health is flying to Mangaia to investigate concerns – as news emerges of an injured papa who had to pay for his own medical evacuation.

Young couple Bernard and Melody Tararo took a month to find a home. They just feel blessed to have a home owner who rented them a flat, long-term.

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