Culture

The love of Cook Islands dancing was evident on the Are Karioi stage on Thursday night when 14 junior and 12 intermediate dancers took part in the dancer of the year competition.

NZ Te Reo revival lecture

Monday April 22, 2013

AUT professor Dr Hinematau McNeill will give a public lecture on the revitalisation of the New Zealand Maori language tonight.

Papaa dancers impress

Sunday April 21, 2013

Marc Rebollos drew massive cheers on Friday night when he stepped out on the dance stage with a spine-tingling chant before ripping into an energetic Cook Islands dance.

Apii Rutaki gathered together on Monday morning to hear the voices of their students.

Arorangi School students are celebrating their cultural and music, following performances at Highland Paradise.The school was invited to do cultural performances for cruise ship passengers at Highland Paradise recently.

Billowing smoke and the sound of drum beats guided Waka Tapu voyagers on vaka Te Aurere and Ngahiraka Mai Tawhiti into Te Ava Tuitui Ka Moana (Avarua harbour) on Wednesday morning.

Turou oro mai!

Wednesday April 10, 2013

Aoteroa’s vaka Te Aurere crew received an emotional welcome ‘home’ yesterday when the voyagers of Waka Tapu came ashore.

A poster competition that was held at Apii Rutaki recently, is just the beginning of the school’s focus on Maori language for the year.

Casting call for Film Raro

Sunday April 07, 2013

Over 100 residents turned out to Friday and Saturday’s Film Raro casting call and auditions will continue this week.

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