Curtain falls on Te Maeva Nui

Friday August 07, 2015

The curtain has finally fallen on one of the most successful Te Maeva Nui festivals ever.

Celebrating differences

Friday August 07, 2015

A number of the different cultures represented in the Cook Islands put on some great performances on Te Maeva Nui International Night on Monday.

Manihiki wows the crowd

Monday August 03, 2015

On a spectacular journey back to their iconic drumbeats, such as Ben Ellis’ No’ai te Basileia, Manihiki wowed Saturday’s Te Maeva Nui audience with their Ura Pau. Their dazzling performance came hot on the heels of Rakahanga’s equally stunning drum dance.

Love of culture seen in dance

Monday August 03, 2015

Bringing an element of difference to Te Maeva Nui at Are Karioi Nui, fit and flexible youngsters from the Canterbury Elite Dance Studio in Christchurch opened on Friday with energetic modern dance numbers.

Be more considerate

Friday July 31, 2015

Ministry of Cultural Development staff are having to spend over two hours cleaning up after the nightly Te Maeva Nui shows and boss Sonny Williams says it isn’t fair on them.

Mangaia had fun with their ute on Monday night, entertaining the crowd at the National Auditorium with their spontaneous dance moves.

Thrilling and fierce...

Wednesday July 29, 2015

The third night of Te Maeva Nui 2015 sent the audience on a journey through time, with many groups dedicating their performance to the history of their islands.

The show continues

Tuesday July 28, 2015

It started with a bang and it’s set to provide non-stop action all week.

 It’s official. After months of anticipation, excitement, drama and hard work, Te Maeva Nui 2015 is finally upon us.

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