Weekend

Victoria’s not-so-secret garden

Monday October 14, 2019

Victoria Charles’ first love was dance – but when she began creating new dance costumes from flowers, she discovered a new passion. 

Masters of the Globe

Saturday October 12, 2019

The Cook Islands team yesterday boarded a massive Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III for the trip to perform at the even bigger Edinburgh Tattoo in Sydney. For a small country, we’re hitting the big-time! 

50yos ‘get down on it’ again

Saturday October 12, 2019

Their school may have burned down, but the Apii Avatea students of 1982 reunited this week to burn up the dance floor – ‘and we have all turned out to be pretty amazing’. 

Showing at London Pacific Fashion Week is about far more than celebrating their unique Cook Islands designs, for Tasha and her daughters. It’s about passing on traditional knowledge to a new generation.

When predator Crown of Thorns starfish were found in the pristine waters of Mitiaro last month, locals and environmentalists dove into action.

Home by the sea

Saturday October 05, 2019

Charlee McLean turned down overseas opportunities to come home to her island, her reef, her ocean – only to find her love of the sea has thrust her back on the world stage as a young voice for the marine environment. 

Siniva Marsters’ dad told her to never be shy – and that confidence has helped her to new distances. 

Jaime and Joe took each other’s hand as their wedding ceremony began this week. They giggled with excitement at first but, as they stared into each other’s eyes, the laughter turned to happy tears.

New era for Rarotonga’s golf club

Thursday September 12, 2019

Big ideas are taking shape at the Rarotonga Golf Course where an enthusiastic new management team has embarked on an ambitious plan to give the old clubhouse a new look for a new era. Visiting journalist and keen golfer from New Zealand Gray Clapham reports.

Rarotonga’s Golf Club has always been a gem in the rough.

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