The work of Cook Islands artists Ani O’Neill and Henry Ah-Foo Taripo (Henzart) are featured in the new art gallery, Toi Art, at Te Papa in Wellington, New Zealand.

Kia Orana Week draws crowd

Wednesday March 21, 2018

The turnout on day two of the Kia Orana Week celebrations at Maire Nui Park yesterday was much better as visitors tried their hands at making ei and weaving.

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation is planning to run Kia Orana Week regularly to give visitors the opportunity to learn and understand more about the Cook Islands culture and tradition.

What was initially rejected by the Mangere Arts Centre in New Zealand almost a decade ago will be the centerpiece to today’s special exhibition at the Bergman Gallery.

1975 team unites for Tereora show

Thursday March 01, 2018

Members of the first Tereora College team that went to a cultural show in New Zealand in 1975 will be reuniting tonight.

Royal meeting

Tuesday February 20, 2018

Cook Islands craftswoman Mama Tukua Turia had the once in a lifetime opportunity to rub shoulders with Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton at Buckingham Palace as part of the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange yesterday.

Counting on culture

Thursday February 15, 2018

This is the fourth in a series of CINews articles on the new National Culture Policy initiated by the Ministry of Cultural Development. The policy addresses five strategic goals, which will introduce a number of significant changes that are expected to be noticed from this year onwards. The fourth strategic goal is the cultural industry.

Exhibition stirs up memories

Friday February 02, 2018

Mangaian born Papatua Papatua found Fe’ena Syme-Buchanan’s “Secluded Splendour” exhibition, very moving.

Local films to screen in NZ

Monday January 22, 2018

THREE short films produced by young Cook Islands filmmakers will screen at New Zealand’s Maoriland Film Festival in Otaki, New Zealand, in March this year.

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