Culture

A series of meetings has taken place to identify a possible candidate to lead the Ngati Karika tribe following the death of Dame Margaret Karika Ariki.

The 2018 Miss Cook Islands pageant will be rescheduled to September, due to the General Election taking place on June 14, the Miss Cook Islands Association has announced.

Ministry of cultural development secretary Anthony Turua says he is pleased so far with the progress of his department’s National Cultural Policy.

This year Motone Productions celebrates nine years of producing the popular 2018 BCI Opera in Rarotonga.

The Cook Islands’ smartest and brightest were celebrated on Friday April 20 at the Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards, held at the National Auditorium.

New Zealand Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards finalist Fe’ena Syme-Buchanan said that it was an “absolute honour” to represent her “little paradise”, the Cook Islands, at the awards dinner last month.

Words on tapa foil researchers

Thursday April 05, 2018

Museum Cook Islands curator Jean Mason has joined curators at museums around the world in a bid to decipher the words on a tapa owned by Britain’s Kew Museum.

Short films feature in NZ festival

Thursday March 29, 2018

Three Cook Islands short films created September last year as part of the “Through Our Lens” project screened at the Maoriland Film Festival in New Zealand last Thursday (CI time).

The work of Cook Islands artists Ani O’Neill and Henry Ah-Foo Taripo (Henzart) are featured in the new art gallery, Toi Art, at Te Papa in Wellington, New Zealand.

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