Culture

PM praises TMN 2015

Tuesday August 18, 2015

The 50th anniversary celebrations are well and truly over, but Prime Minister Henry Puna says the spirit of the event lives on.

Te Maeva Nui memory lives on

Tuesday August 11, 2015

The calibre of performances at this year’s Te Maeva Nui event has blown many away, and even though it’s all over, the memories made will surely live on forever.

A great night for Puaikura

Wednesday August 12, 2015

Puaikura’s annual concert held following the Te Maeva Nui festival is always eagerly-awaited, and this year’s one, held last Saturday, was no exception. 

TMN results are in!

Saturday August 08, 2015

The teams for Te Maeva Nui put on some stunning performances over the past few weeks, and the results of all that hard work are finally in.

Reflections from Tongareva Henua

Monday August 10, 2015

Vaine Wichman has worked extensively throughout the Cook Islands as a development economist. She began writing these columns at the request of women and men asking her to explain the working of their economy. Views in this column are Vaine’s.

What a week it was!

Saturday August 08, 2015

Te Maeva Nui has come to an end – and what a week it has been! As well as some stunning cultural performances at the National Auditorium, there was a visit from New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and a huge group of international diplomats.

Corruption claims sour festival

Monday August 10, 2015

Claims of corruption and concerns over the unfair treatment of dance teams have arisen following the closing of Te Maeva Nui 2015.

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.

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