Culture

Hand-made tivaivai to go on show in Perth

Wednesday September 12, 2018

Ina Bishop will take her tivaivai to display and sell at the Te Maeva Nui Cook Islands Cultural Festival in Perth on October 20 this year.

Art show explores island’s beaches

Thursday September 06, 2018

Matthew Payne's dramatic new exhibition, “Infinite Horizon”, opened on Monday, September 3 at the Bergman Gallery.

Long trip home for WW1 memento

Tuesday September 04, 2018

This article was contributed by Susan Hanaray (nee Matheson) who arrived in Rarotonga as a 6 year old in 1972, She attended Side School/Avatea, then went on to Tereora College where she spent 5 years as a student. She left Rarotonga in December 1985. She has a Bachelor of Arts (University of Canterbury), Graduate Diploma in Arts in History and BA (Hons) in History both from Victoria University of Wellington.

Design is in her blood, and weaving is her passion.

Atiu journals gifted to island museum

Wednesday August 29, 2018

Atiu resident Roger Malcolm has handed over a set of 40 issues of the Atiu Journal to Mareta Atetu, Atiu's Tourism officer and keeper of the Atiu Museum and Library. 

Museum brings our history alive

Saturday August 25, 2018

A story in the London Gazette published on August 26, 1768, read: “This afternoon at 2 o’clock HIS MAJESTY’S Bark Endeavour, with a fair wind behind her, weighed anchor and set sail for the South pacific Island of Tahiti”.

Church celebrates culture

Saturday August 25, 2018

The second annual Te Atua Mou Dance, drumming and song cultural event will be held this weekend at the Celebration Church, opposite the airport.

Tour guide’s purpose in life

Tuesday August 21, 2018

Tumutoa Discovery Walking Tour guide Ngametua Mamanu is unique on Rarotonga, although many people suggest he may be the next Piri Puruto, (a former tourist guide/entertainer famed for his cultural expertise and ability to climb coconut trees).

Riki Adamu of M&M Ukulele and Crafts has ukulele (ukarere in CI Maori) in his blood.

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