There will be no photo booth at Te Maeva Nui night markets this year after a last-minute cancellation by the secretary of the Ministry of Cultural Development (MoCD).
Dressed in vibrant Cook Islands dance costumes, these beautiful young women from the outer island of Mauke represented their island during the colourful Te Maeva Nui float parade through Avarua yesterday.
Rarotonga school children put their tau umu (umu cooking), weaving, storytelling, ute singing and drumming skills to the test yesterday in the second annual school cultural competition organised and sponsored by Highland Paradise Cultural Centre.
Arorangi Primary School students show off their weaving skills during the second annual school cultural competition, organised and sponsored by the Highland Paradise Cultural Centre in Vaka Puaikura.
People everywhere can expect to hear plenty about the Cook Islands Marine Park over the next year from a newly appointed staff member of Te Ipukarea Society (TIS).