Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Troubled teen sent to jail

Tuesday August 13, 2019

A teenager has been sentenced to three-and-a-half months’ imprisonment after being convicted of 32 separate charges.

Woman ‘asleep’ at wheel

Tuesday August 13, 2019

A woman faces a charge of careless driving after she crashed at the Nikao main road.

Second man now charged with arson

Tuesday August 13, 2019

A day after a High Court judge sentenced the Mart Arsonist to prison, another young man has been charged with setting a fire.

The young man convicted of arson attacks on three stores is to appeal the guilty verdicts, saying he was with his family at the time of the fires.

MP to undergo drugs test

Monday August 12, 2019

MP Selina Napa is promising to undergo a drug test at Rarotonga Hospital this week, leading by example in her call for all MPs to be tested and have their bags checked when they travel.

The 5-star Aitutaki Nui resort has got rid of chlorine and installed an expensive anolyte water disinfection system to give its guests safe and drinkable tap water.

Dear editor,

I wish to write and thank the Cook Islands Tourism Marketing Corporation for intervening on our behalf, when I received a deeply shocking and unprofessional email from the owner of private rental accommodation following our stay in Matavera.

Pooling resources: Mai'i Central

Saturday August 10, 2019

One evening Paavo Mustonen and wife Tara Kauvai-Mustonen sat at home, watching tourists walking, biking or driving to the Muri Night Market to get something to drink or eat, and to enjoy a night out with family.

Checking how our fish are caught

Saturday August 10, 2019

About 550 metric tonnes of fish, mostly albacore tuna, will be transferred from nine longline fishing vessels to a carrier vessel anchored at Pukapuka this weekend.

Two men charged with possessing cannabis for drug-dealing will be allowed out on bail – but not for another week.

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