Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Rarotonga’s newest mobile ice cream trailer cheerfully stands out with its eye-catching artwork and homegrown fruit ice creams.

Award-winning photographer Alex King was awestruck at being let into the life and work of artist Mike Tavioni. He, in turn, was surprised she saw value in his art and workmanship. Together, they are taking his traditional art to the world.

Rallying call against helmets

Saturday May 23, 2020

A Rarotonga resident plans a motorbike rally to protest against the new law requiring all motorcyclists to wear helmets.

Krissy Lewis enjoyed the last of the afternoon sunshine at the Edgewater Resort yesterday. This morning, she’s going home.

The decision has been made to call off Te Maeva Nui – but in some good news, dance contest Te Mire Ura will go ahead in July.

Ngapoko Ben Goldie’s life will be celebrated at the Game Fishing Club this afternoon. 

There’s that saying, you can take the boy out of the island, but you can’t take the island out of the boy.

When Ray Taylor Roumanu learned to cook, he was the only boy in the class. 

Singing strings

Saturday May 16, 2020

Steven Kavana reckons he was born into island music, “I’m an islander, I love it, it makes me feel like home, I’m back here, my home land.”

The Pukapuka 6 have been reinstated in their jobs.

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