Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Govt is to amend water bill

Saturday August 22, 2020

Changes will be made to the To Tatou Vai Authority Bill before it returns to Parliament next month, says Deputy Prime Minister Mark Brown.

Non-essential travellers to Cook Islands should be made to pay for their quarantine on the way here, the Opposition says.

Threat of court action by opponents of chemical treatment of water supply. 

Health officials hope this week to find somewhere to house stranded Cook Islanders in Auckland, to manage their quarantine so they can return home. 

Rookie’s whale of a time

Tuesday August 18, 2020

Paddlers impress in the national singles competition on Saturday. 

GO LOCAL: Chris Mussell considers himself an optimist  – he likes to see his glass half-full, he says. Which is probably good, for someone who pours drinks!

A Muri-based tourism operator had been contemplating losing staff or reducing operating hours as phase two wage subsidy nears an end on September 30.

Secretary of Health issues forthright message, after three medical emergency flights in past week. 

Cowboys maul hapless Eels

Monday August 17, 2020

Unbeaten Tupapa Panthers maintain their lead in the domestic club 15s competition.

A man received serious cuts to the forearm in a fight involving cane knives at a popular “after hours” hangout spot in town. 

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