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Motorists not getting the drink drive message as silly season approaches

Cook Islands News 06 Dec 2022
... Islands News on Monday ... Cook Islands Police officers, Commander of Frontline Police, Inspector Solomona Tuaati, Commander of Prevention, Inspector Maevarangi Kirikava, and Sergeant Sharon Kareroa at the Pacific Community Law Enforcement Cooperation (PCLEC) conference in Brisbane.

Cook Islands announces direct service to Hawai’i with Hawaiian Airlines

Cook Islands News 30 Nov 2022
Customers visiting the Cook Islands from the Northern ... Cook Islands Tourism Corporation then issued a written statement on Sunday evening inviting media to attend a press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister for an aviation update for the Cook Islands at 8.50am on Monday.

Phony Cook Islands bond ‘offer’ rears its head again

Cook Islands News 24 Nov 2022
Cook Islands authorities are embarrassed by the re-emergence of a phony bond scheme purporting to be from the Government ... A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday says the Cook Islands Finance Intelligence Unit (CIFIU) was first alerted to the scam in early October ... A spokesperson for Rabobank told Cook Islands News.

Pacific news in brief for November 23

RNZ 23 Nov 2022
Idyllic island attracting more tourists than pre-covid era ... He said intervention by senior officers from both the Defence Force and the constabulary ensured normalcy was restored ... New equipment snares drink-drivers in Cook Islands. Cook Islands police officers cops have clamped down on drink-drivers using new breathalyser and speed radar equipment.

Local non-government organisations receive hygiene packs

Cook Islands News 18 Nov 2022
The Cook Islands Red Cross Society distributed the hygiene packs to Creative Centre, Cook Islands Disability Council, Te Are Pa Metua, Te Kainga and the Cook Islands Child ...

Staff reasons for Solicitor General’s resignation: PM

Cook Islands News 18 Nov 2022
Cook Islands Solicitor General resigned because of “a matter of confidence within his own office with his staff”, ...

LETTER TO EDITOR: Remembering the late Police chief

Cook Islands News 08 Nov 2022
Dear Editor, Please allow me to write a few words about this great Cook Islander. Tangata Nekeare made history together with Fred Goodwin (now Sir Fred Goodwin) when they were the first police cadets appointed by the Cook Islands Police ... I was in the Cook Islands Police from 1965 to 1967 ... Former Cook Islands and NZ Police Officer.

Fifteen officials representing Cooks at COP27 in Egypt

Cook Islands News 05 Nov 2022
A Government spokesperson told Cook Islands News that the delegation also includes officials and consultants from the OPM Climate Change Office and OPM Central Policy and Planning Office, officials from Ministry for Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) Development Coordination ...

Regional police meet to discuss organised crime

Cook Islands News 25 Oct 2022
Cook Islands Police have a presence at the convening of the 20th anniversary of the Pacific Transnational Crime Network (PTCN) Team Leaders’ Conference this week ... Cook Islands police officer Senior Sergeant Leighton Boaza is attending, as well as a follow-on meeting with the Australian National Anti-Gangs Squad.

Kiwi experts share knowledge at inaugural science expo

Cook Islands News 21 Oct 2022
Local partners include Ministry of Education, Office of the Public Service Commissioner, Infrastructure Cook Islands, Ministry of Marine Resources, Cook Islands Investment Corporation, Korero O'te Orau, Gallery Tavioni and the Cook Islands Voyaging Society.

Cook Islands school children get more science exposure

RNZ 19 Oct 2022
There are hopes the first ever science expo in the Cook Islands will inspire the next generation of scientists ... The event organiser from the Office of the Cook Islands Prime Minister, Melina Tuiravakai, said for some students, this will be the first time they step into a star dome ... ....

Synergy of traditional knowledge and science

Cook Islands News 18 Oct 2022
“I feel amazing, I asked some good questions and this is a really good Expo,” said Tuakana ... Local partners are the Ministry of Education, Office of the Public Service Commissioner, Infrastructure Cook Islands, Ministry of Marine Resources, Cook Islands Investment Corporation, Korero O'te Orau, Gallery Tavioni and the Cook Islands Voyaging Society.

Mangaia set to be crowned champs

Cook Islands News 14 Oct 2022
Team Mangaia Enua, the mighty maroons, are set to be crowned the 2022 Cook Islands Games champions after maintaining a steady lead in the games medal tally ... The prize giving awards was held shortly after led by John Batty, the principal race officer for Sailing Cook Islands and club commodore Tom MacDonald.

Mum’s the word: Authorities remain tight-lipped

Cook Islands News 11 Oct 2022
Cook Islands News has again approached authorities, as Rarotonga lawyer Norman George has questioned the nation’s legal system and institutions, and called for a committee to be set up to review it ... Cook Islands News earlier contacted incumbent Minister of Corrective Services GeorgeMaggie” Angene with questions.

Letter: Time to review our legal system

Cook Islands News 11 Oct 2022
Authorities mum on claims of inhumane treatment at prison, Cook Islands News, October 7) ... I am the only one doing trial by jury in the Cook Islands ... We need to establish a Public Defenders Office, with lawyers paid salaries to defend people facing criminal, traffic and other charges.

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