Culture

Cultural heritage unveiled

Wednesday September 23, 2015

The story of Arai-te-Tonga is now emblazoned on a new storyboard at the traditional marae site, the fifth of 20 information boards to be unveiled by Cook Islands Tourism.

Exhilarating fourth show

Thursday July 30, 2015

Tuesday’s 4th show of Te Maeva Nui 2015, in a word, was exhilarating.

Kua akamata tatou

Monday July 27, 2015

Te Maeva Nui has opened and, as expected, exceeded all expectations.

Event honours costume creators

Tuesday July 21, 2015

The wait is almost over for the many applicants who entered the inaugural Rakei Manava competition.

Hymn book to help preserve culture

Saturday December 20, 2014

After a month on Rarotonga researching for a project to publish a book of Penrhyn island hymns and folk songs – talented musician Matthew Gifford believes he can, with financial support, bring his project to life.

Big party celebrates milestone

Saturday December 20, 2014

As the Cook Islands get ready to celebrate 50 years of self-government, plans for a year-long party are in full swing.

Minister of Finance Mark Brown is calling for nominations for a series of special awards to celebrate 50 years of development next year. 

No-fuss Dame honoured

Monday December 15, 2014

Te Au O Tonga paramount chief Dame Margaret Karika Ariki doesn’t like being fussed over.

Pride inspires island clothing venture

Saturday December 13, 2014

As island families pack up and move to greener pastures overseas, one local father is doing the opposite and creating a business at home for his two daughters.

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