The arrival of a march designed to show support for Israel’s 70th anniversary added to the large number of people crowded into the Avatiu wharf-Punanga Nui market area on Saturday morning.
Strickland claims Local businessman Walter Strickland has claimed the top prize in the Tupuranga Tangata category of the round nine Vaka Pride competition.
Cook Islands Tourism has released the winners for the Akono i te Ao Rangi category in the Vaka Pride round nine competition which was held at the end of June.
It was a night of colour, music, dance, glitz and glam when the Miss Cook Islands Association held its second event for this year at the Islander Hotel on Thursday, attended by a packed house of family, friends and supporters of the Miss Cook Islands 2018 contestants.
A New Zealand woman who was born in the Cook Islands almost 56 years ago left when she was two and recently returned for the first time to “make some memories”.
A disaster management team from New Zealand has spent the past week in Rarotonga training staff at the New Zealand High Commission (NZHC) and meeting with some of their counterparts in the Cook Islands government.
The Vaka Pride judging for round nine of the competition was held at the end of June and the results for the Mana Tiaki champions are out for each judging category.
An open prayer breakfast will be held tomorrow at the Avarua Gateway AOG Church in Takuvaine to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary with the 2018 pilgrimage team.