Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

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.

Not new to the court system, nor the court room, young Teametua Araipu has been remanded in custody to appear again later this week.

Millionaire’s mansion land development row heads for court injunction and criminal hearing.

Sisters turn Muri into a mecca

Saturday August 24, 2019

People call it the City of Muri – but they might soon have to rename it the Mecca of Muri.

The companies in charge of connecting up Rarotonga and Aitutaki’s homes to the world have moved to reassure the public the new fibre network won’t crash under pressure.

Not new to the court system, nor the court room, young Teametua Araipu has been remanded in custody for another week.

Her lawyer Wilkie Rasmussen asked the court to bail her under the condition that she would stay with her boyfriend and not her parents.

Any improvement to the cruise infrastructure will help the cruise industry in the Cook Islands, says Cook Islands Tourism.

Page 6 of 35