Last Friday’s official opening of the new Atiu hostel was a huge occasion, with hundreds of guests celebrating the completion of the three story building.
Araura College’s Kaveinga Ora class put their best dishes forward and paired them with excellent service for the hospitality component of their course.
After seven years of picking up and putting down tools, the people of Atiu are set to finally have a place to call home on Rarotonga with the opening of their hostel next month.
Manihiki land claimants are becoming increasingly upset after government took land by warrant for solar power farms rather than leasing it, claiming they were misled from the outset.
Tongareva is largely untouched by the complications of 21st century life. Existence for the people of Penrhyn, the northernmost of the Cook Islands, centres around family, church, and all that comes with being a part of a proud community.
Tongareva’s people are welcoming and proud, despite the significant challenges that come with living in the most far-flung of the Cook Islands.