Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Veteran boxer inspires youngsters

Thursday September 19, 2019

The legacy of boxing in the Cook Islands will live on with more young men now training in the sport and hoping to make to the Commonwealth and Pacific Games.

Meremaraea Macquarie laid to rest

Thursday September 19, 2019

Meremaraea Vima Tinirau Macquarie, affectionately known as Meme, passed away on September 10 and was laid to rest yesterday, buried at her home in Nikao.

Dear editor,

In response to Rat Mave’s letter (Sept 11) I would like to say planting is not dying in Rarotonga, it is alive.

Ngamau o Rongo Wichman Tou walked out of the High Court yesterday, wiser.

Iovane Paerau was taken to Australia when he was just a small child. In a struggling family of 10, he soon ended up on the streets. By 14 was was smoking cannabis, at 17 he started smoking meth – and soon the young addict was hooked on a life of crime.

Tsunami siren test causes alarm

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Sounds of the tsunami warning sirens caused some confusion among residents yesterday.

The shirt off MPs’ backs

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Should taxpayers continue to pay extra to ensure our MPs are well turned out?

Former MPs say a clothing allowance for politicians is a good idea – but they take different views of what amount is necessary.

French guns help out

Wednesday September 18, 2019

A crack French military team has been training Cook Islands police officer in sharp-shooting.

Peace Run starts

Tuesday September 17, 2019

The Peace Run or the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run made its first weeklong run in Rarotonga yesterday where the torch was carried by its two team members.

The security guard first on the grim scene of a fatal bike crash is calling for helmets to be made compulsory.

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