Colourful flowers woven into neck and head ei and a variety of rare pot plants brightened and graced the Maire Nui Drive yesterday as part of the Mire Tiare festival organised by the Ministry of Culture.
Concern that the Cook Islands Maori language will soon be lost has sparked a project to rejuvenate the language through social media and beyond.
Come the first day of January, 12 months of festivities will commence to celebrate 50 years of self government in the Cook Islands, says the new celebrations coordinator.
A team of archaeological researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand are now on Aitutaki hoping to learn more about Cook Island voyaging and Aitutaki’s connections with other Polynesia islands in pre-European times.
It took longer than expected, but three ocean-voyaging canoes from Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa finally arrived in Port Macquarie at 7am on Friday morning.
WORLD INTELLECTUAL Property Rights Organisation representatives will be conducting a scoping mission in the Cook Islands as part of its assistance in the development of an Intellectual Property Framework for the Cook Islands.
AN AWARD-WINNING choreographer and dancer, whose work is a fusion of Pacific and street dance is creating new works to perform at next year’s Auckland Fringe Festival.