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Flower power at the market

Tuesday 10 September 2019 | Published in Local

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Flower power at the market
Going for the classic white flower look were Rupe Piakura, an ei maker at Tarani Island Crafts, and Sharon Connal. Phto: GRAY CLAPHAM.

The head garland – ‘ei katu or ‘ei upoko – along with the neck garlands – ‘ei kaki or ‘ei karaponga – are the Cook Islands’ most colourful icons. They are also one of the first examples of Cook Islands culture tourists experience on arrival.

The head garland – ‘ei katu or ‘ei upoko – along with the neck garlands – ‘ei kaki or ‘ei karaponga – are the Cook Islands’ most colourful icons. They are also one of the first examples of Cook Islands culture tourists experience on arrival.


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