Culture

Exhibition celebrates cultural links

Tuesday November 17, 2015

The Matariki Maori Art Exhibition opened at BCA Gallery on Monday evening in celebration of the artistic and cultural links between New Zealand and the Cook Islands. 

The Cook Islands will be represented at the 12th Pacific Arts Festival to be held in Guam from May 22 to June 4.

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. 

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