Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

Last chance to sort out that tax

Monday December 11, 2017

If you still need to make outstanding tax payments and you haven’t taken advantage of the amnesty, your time is running out.

The Cook Islands police have been put through their search and rescue paces this week, with training from the Rescue and Coordination Centre of New Zealand (RCCNZ).

BSP celebrates festive season

Monday December 11, 2017

BSP Cook Islands celebrated the imminent arrival of Christmas in style on Wednesday night with their annual Christmas function.

With just days to go until the nationwide gun amnesty ends, the Cook Islands Police Service is still encouraging all those in possession of firearms to meet the deadline. 

Parliament ends on high note

Thursday December 07, 2017

The second sitting of parliament for 2017 ended on a high on Tuesday with prime minister Henry Puna’s announcement that the government will provide a bus for schoolchildren on Mangaia.

Roundabout crash injures motorcyclist

Thursday December 07, 2017

A motorcyclist travelling through the Avatiu wharf roundabout was seriously injured yesterday morning after being knocked off his bike when a driver failed to give way.

Schools support Aids Day event

Wednesday December 06, 2017

A wearable art competition, a performance by a competitor in the Dancer of the Year competition, and a poetry and poster contest for school students were all part of the fun at the Punanga Nui market on Friday morning.

Over the weekend reporting period, which includes Friday, no incidents of domestic violence were received.

Minister of Health Nandi Glassie has confirmed some mental patients with extreme behavioural issues are still having to be housed in Arorangi prison.

Punanga Nui notches up 25 years

Tuesday December 05, 2017

A quarter of a century of Punanga Nui market vendors selling their tasty homemade goods, produce, and locally-made wares was celebrated on November 24 with the unveiling of commemorative plaques set in stone, by Queens Representative Tom Marsters and New Zealand deputy High Commissioner Samantha Beckett.

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