Culture

Te Tangi o te Reo Pe’e

Tuesday July 07, 2020

Chance to learn about different islands’ chants.

More than two hundred people attended Te Ra O Te Ui Ariki at the National Auditorium domes dressed in waves of colourful pareu garments and ei.

Reuniting Ui Ariki day

Thursday July 02, 2020

The House of Ariki has decided to bring people back together to commemorate Ui Ariki Day.

Tomorrow is the day

Thursday July 02, 2020

Ra o te Ui Ariki will be observed tomorrow.

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. 

An Ariki of the 21st Century

Saturday June 27, 2020

Pa Tepaeru Upokotini Taiteariki Marie Ariki tells how her time as paramount chief of Vaka Takitumu has had its fair share of ups and downs. 

Fixing a ‘hidden tragedy’

Saturday June 27, 2020

Pa Ariki gifts land to make retirement home dreams come true. 

Thirty years ago, Pa Marie Tepaeru Tariki Upokotini Ariki took her place as the paramount chief of Vaka Takitumu – a title she inherited from her mother Pa Tepaeru Terito Ariki.

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