Culture

Passion for culture behind visit

Thursday January 18, 2018

Three brothers who are passionate about their New Zealand and Cook Islands Maori heritage and culture have completed a one month stay in Rarotonga during which they were able to reconnect with a highly regarded member of Rarotonga’s creative community.

Hat-weaving proud family tradition

Thursday January 11, 2018

Mereani Taime, of Penrhyn, has been hand-weaving traditional hats since she was about 16, after watching and being taught by her mother.

Nine teams for Te Maeva Nui

Tuesday May 30, 2017

Nine teams have been confirmed to participate in this years’ Te Maeva Nui celebrations.

The US Congress has designated the month of May as “Asian-Pacific Islander” month in the United States and a profusion of festivals venerating Polynesian culture can be experienced wherever there is a large population of Pacific Islanders.

Ministry of Cultural Development will be holding a mass sale of the DVDs of its events starting today at the Bank of the Cook Islands (BCI) in downtown Avarua between 9am to 2pm.

TakitumuPrimary School is focusing this year on Maori language and keeping the culture and tradition of the Cook Islands alive.

THE MINISTRY of Cultural Development is hosting two meetings of local and regional importance this week.

THE WEEK-LONG Te Maeva Nui celebrations ended with a well-attended ceremony at the National Auditorium on Saturday.

Final night truly spectacular

Monday August 08, 2016

The FINAL night in an exhilarating week of Te Mavea Nui performances was held at the Are Karioi Nui (National Auditorium) on Friday.

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