Mangaia had fun with their ute on Monday night, entertaining the crowd at the National Auditorium with their spontaneous dance moves.
The House of Ariki has deferred responding to challenges made by the prime minister to define their role in Cook Islands society today because of a death in Puaikura.
While PM Henry Puna wants to rekindle talks on United Nations membership and New Zealand passports, New Zealand media are reporting New Zealand PM John Key isn’t planning further discussions.
The third night of Te Maeva Nui 2015 sent the audience on a journey through time, with many groups dedicating their performance to the history of their islands.
Last week marked a significant milestone for Rarotonga, when Cook Islands Tourism and the Ports Authority officially opened the new Are Tapaeanga or shelter at Avatiu harbour.