Only some of the people in this photograph, thought to have been taken in Arorangi in the early 1950s, have been identified.
It was a day of mixed emotions. After 19 days at sea, the vaka Marumaru Atua was yesterday welcomed by the government and people of the Cook Islands.
Participants at the 2019 Te Mire ‘Ura Nui finale on Wednesday night impressed the large crowd with their display of various techniques, creative dance routines and bright stand-out costume designs.
The Cook Islands Maori language continues to be at threat of extinction warns High Commissioner to New Zealand Elizabeth Wright-Koteka, saying recovery needs to start now.