Minister of Finance Mark Brown is calling for nominations for a series of special awards to celebrate 50 years of development next year.
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.
Two more Cook Islands stories are set to be created into films next year and securing funds is the first step in the project being driven by renowned local artist Mike Tavioni.
The history of Takitumu paramount chief Pa Ariki will come to life at the chief’s palace in Turangi which will also include a wellbeing centre.
Cook Islands Tivaivai will brighten up the BCA Gallery in Taputapuatea next week with a show titled ‘Grandmother’s Legacy’ – an exhibition by expert tivaivai quilters Tungane Broadbent and Vereara Maeva Taripo.
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.