Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Friends and colleagues yesterday bid an emotional farewell to Amit Kumar, the Fijian expat who died in a horrific motorbike crash a week ago.

Demos back planned road safety laws

Wednesday February 05, 2020

Latest statistics on road fatalities involving motorbikes is placing its drivers at the forefront of proposed changes to the law. 

Cop charged with breaking man’s jaw

Tuesday February 04, 2020

Police officer has apologised and offered to pay medical costs for young dad’s wired-up jaw. 

Woman forgives gunman

Tuesday February 04, 2020

A gun-wielding intruder returned to his victim’s house afterwards, and pleaded for her mercy. Now has asked police to drop charges.

Amended claim in shooting law suit

Monday February 03, 2020

Lawyers for the late Mary Dean’s family have filed an amended claim, suing government for allowing her killer out of prison to attack her.

The deaths of 14-year-old Mona Ioane and Fiji national Amit Kumar brought back painful memories for Tevita Navuda. He talks about the importance of lowing the drink-drive limit.

Local Fijians’ condolences

Saturday February 01, 2020

Fijian community vice president Savenaca Tukitoba expressed his condolences to both families of the deceased.

‘I just heard a bang’

Saturday February 01, 2020

Samuel Shaheem was one of the first on the scene, when 19-year-old Tetuanui Koteka died in an early morning bike crash just before Christmas.

Front desk staff at Rarotonga Hospital are now wearing face masks, despite senior doctors expressing concerns they might achieve little more than provoking undue public concern.

United in drink-drive battle

Saturday February 01, 2020

Slam down on binge drinking – that’s the message Titikaveka MP Selina Napa hopes the Cook Islands Government will take a hard line on.

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