The Te Pa o Rākaihautū Kapa Haka group from New Zealand have wowed crowds at the National Auditorium with their tuneful melodious voices, dance and Haka performances in Te Maeva Nui International Night on Saturday.
Hundreds attended the spectacular night which showcased different cultural items from the international communities residing in Rarotonga. These communities are invited to perform on the opening night of the annual Te Maeva Nui cultural festival.
Today is the Cook Islands
General Election Day therefore there are no cultural performances scheduled
tonight or tomorrow (Tuesday). The first Peu Karioi or cultural performances
will start on Wednesday, August 3.
The Constitution Day which is a public holiday celebrating Cook Islands’ 57th year of self-governance is on Thursday. The official ceremony will start at 10am at the National Auditorium and in the evening at 6pm, the Imene Pupu (Choir) and Imene Tuki items will start.