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Making law more accessible for all

Wednesday February 12, 2020

A team of legal officers from Australia are in the country looking over the consolidation of law books at the Parliament.

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. 

Midsummer night dream

Tuesday February 04, 2020

Australia’s big LGBTQ+ festival highlighted the Cook Islands community’s fight for civil rights at the weekend.

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. 

Road safety education for youth

Monday February 03, 2020

Prime Minister wants to personally visit schools to explain need for helmets, lower drink-drive limit and ban on phone use. 

Night workers exempt from curfew

Monday February 03, 2020

The Prime Minister has confirmed night workers would be excluded from a proposed curfew on motorbike use.

‘Just pray for your children’

Friday January 31, 2020

Mother of 16-year-old girl killed in head-on crash calls for helmets for all.

Police say it will be straightforward to enforce new laws requiring the wearing of helmets and cracking down on drink-driving – but they are calling for the community to get behind them in making the roads safer. 

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