Culture

The six Kavana (Aronga Mana or Chief) of Mangaia have elected Tangi Tereapii to take on the role of Numangatini Ariki. He will be invested with the title on August 28.

Rarotonga women are toiling to create a sea of white on White Sunday.

Hundreds of mourners turned out to farewell and lay to rest Ariki Makea Vakatini Joseph Tepo Ariki at Taputapuatea yesterday. 

New Ariki invested

Tuesday July 21, 2020

Burial ground investiture of Makea Vakatini Phillip Ngamatoa Ariki gives hope that families can prepare succession for years to come.

Fourteen dancers will compete in Te Mire Ura national annual cultural dance competition tonight - Heinarii Tauira is one of them.

Passionate Tumu Korero (cultural orator) Daniel Apii is incensed at the way Maori language has been corrupted.

Naa looketi a Wale

Monday July 13, 2020

A young Pukapuka leader delivered a powerful explanation of the pe‘e to end Te Kopapa o te Reo Maori workshop.

Cook Islanders from around New Zealand gathered in Auckland to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pa Tapaeru Tariki Upokotini Ariki’s coronation.

There are new calls for a Maori name for this country, coinciding with Pa Ariki’s 30th anniversary celebrations. 

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