Melina Etches

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Proud people of Te Moana Nui o Kiva

Wednesday September 30, 2020

Island teams will take part in traditional ocean vaka races as their ancestors once did. 

Good things come to those who wait

Wednesday September 30, 2020

Next Shipment is a new business by locals for locals. 

Dancing to the beat of new drums

Wednesday September 30, 2020

Drums are significant in any cultural Cook Islands dance show.

The Cook Islands Bowls Association have paid tribute to the late Inatio Akaruru CBE in naming a bowling green after their longest serving president.

Whopper patuki wins reef fishing comp

Tuesday September 29, 2020

Dressed up in their favourite ladies attire, a record number of anglers took part in the Mamas Reef Fishing competition.

Heartwarming stories from Pukapuka

Saturday September 26, 2020

Pukapuka’s Apii Niua students produced some heartening pieces of writing to mark the World Literacy Day and Literacy Week earlier this month.

Reviving the games of our ancestors

Saturday September 26, 2020

Cook Islands Games will start with traditional sports to remember the many tupuna (ancestors) who played them to have fun while being competitive. 

A fundraising effort is underway to help Moeroa Harmon get back on her feet. 

Speaking with your hands

Friday September 25, 2020

John Paul Lindsay was two-years-old when his mother Iriti Maoate noticed something was not right while they were at a float parade in town.

Perfecting their dance moves

Thursday September 24, 2020

Rarotonga is humming with energy in preparation for the ‘Olympic Games’ of the country - the 2020 Cook Islands Games.

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