Culture

ANZAC Day commemoration organisers are hoping Rarotonga residents will take the time to get up early on Monday and come along to the dawn service.

This Cook Islands national dance team travelling the Pacific Festival of Arts in Guam next month is ready to take on the challenge and to give other Pacific islanders the taste of what it is like to be in the competition.

In a bid to boost traditional Cook Islands Maori culture and language, members of the House of Ariki are working together to publish a book highlighting the history of the country’s traditional leaders and looking at how far the country has come.

Students of Nukutere College demonstrated their culture through traditional dances and lively drum beats as the school displayed its string band presentation at the school grounds on Wednesday.

Maori Week ends on a high note

Friday April 15, 2016

APII  Avarua ended their Maori week in style yesterday with children dressed in their Pareu wear according to their Vaka Colours.

The next generation is ensuring the customs of Ngatangiia are kept alive with the investiture of the new Teeiao Mataiapo Tutara on Wednesday afternoon.

Keeping cultural identity alive

Friday January 22, 2016

By giving an opportunity for Cook Islands land tenure system to be a research topic of the existing NCEA Cook Islands Maori Language programme, students will be able to gain NCEA credits and an understanding of the unique way land issues are dealt with by the Land Court.

Costumes celebrate our tradition

Monday January 18, 2016

The Rakei — Traditional Wearable Art Exhibition was officially opened on Wednesday last week.

Gospel Day tells of island rebirth

Tuesday October 27, 2015

It’s National Gospel Day on Monday October 26, and hosting church, Nikao CICC, are excited about the much-anticipated event.

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