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Opera singer wows Rarotonga audience

Tuesday 3 June 2014 | Published in Entertainment

Mezzo Soprano Elisha Fa’i Hulton told the Saturday night audience at Opera in Rarotonga that it was the mezzo sopranos who got all of the 'witch parts' in opera while the supposedly more exulted sopranos played princess roles.

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Opera in Rarotonga this weekend

Friday 30 May 2014 | Published in Entertainment

Opera lovers are in for a treat this weekend when Elisha Fa’i Hulton makes a return visit to Rarotonga to perform at the Crown Beach Resort tomorrow and Sunday.

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Rising star back for Opera in Raro

Wednesday 7 May 2014 | Published in Entertainment

Now in its fourth year, “Opera in Rarotonga” is bringing back rising star on the Opera circuit New Zealand-born Samoan Mezzo Soprano Elisha Fa’i Hulton.

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Trigger Fish hits 100 downloads

Saturday 3 May 2014 | Published in Entertainment

Local soul funk duo Triggerfish have hit the 100 downloads on Soundcloud with local song ‘I Raro i te tumnu’ and are set to celebrate that achievement touring to New Zealand to perform Titirangi, Piha and Raglan on April 24-27.

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Acts line up for the Beach Day Out

Saturday 5 April 2014 | Published in Entertainment

Planning for this year’s Beach Day Out music festival to be held on Easter Friday (April 18) at the Safari Tours beach venue in Nikao is well advanced.

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Reo Tongareva wins composers comp

Saturday 5 April 2014 | Published in Entertainment

A powerful diva performance coupled with strong lyrics to keep alive te reo sumaringa of Tongareva won composer Mita Soa Tini the 2014 Composers Competition top prize and honours.

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Tahiti tour a success for local band Trigger Fish

Saturday 30 November 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Cook Islands soul funk duo Trigger Fish are already eyeing up a return to Tahiti after playing to packed-out bars during their first tour of the country this month.

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Trigger Fish to rock Tahiti

Saturday 9 November 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Cook Islands soul funk duo Trigger Fish have touched down in Tahiti and are gearing up to rock a range of venues and music stores in Papeete next week.

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Search on for ultimate island man

Saturday 24 August 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Hey handsome – are you Mr Lava-Lava? Female comedy duo Pani and Pani from TVNZ’s Fresh television are set to take the island by storm early next month as they search for ‘Mr Lava-lava’ – the ultimate island man.

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Aitutaki legend captured on film

Thursday 22 August 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Aitutaki residents are set to be stars on the world film stage through a short film depicting a local legend.

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Film Raro goes international

Tuesday 20 August 2013 | Published in Entertainment

At least two of the Film Raro films have found a home in an international film festival in Hawaii.

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Comedic duo return to Raro

Saturday 17 August 2013 | Published in Entertainment

The Laughing Samoan’s characters Aunty Tala, Victor, Paul and Elvis impersonator Suavai are back on the rock for one night only in their latest offering ‘Fobulous’.

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More gigs but no Divas

Saturday 20 July 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Riding the high of successful performances over the past week, Motone Productions is set to bring more entertainment to the Cook Islands later this year.

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'Fobulous' duo to return

Saturday 6 July 2013 | Published in Entertainment

The Laughing Samoans are returning to Rarotonga.

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Tereora performs dance, drama and music

Saturday 29 June 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Dance, drama and music will be onstage next week – the first time ever Tereora College has shown a combined performance.

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Young film star on the rise

Thursday 13 June 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Film Raro sparked a passion for acting in 10-year-old Heimata Kietonga.

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Opera in Rarotonga – brilliant!

Saturday 8 June 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Opera in Rarotonga audiences have described the musical extravaganza beachside at Crown Beach in Arorangi as ‘brilliant’.

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Film Raro's child star

Tuesday 4 June 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Teio Mariri wants to be an FBI agent when he grows up – but for now, being a movie star will do.

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Films address domestic violence

Saturday 1 June 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Family violence was a recurring theme in the Film Raro movies – and organiser Stan Wolfgramm said films are a good way to address this issue.

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Film Raro makes Alex a star

Saturday 1 June 2013 | Published in Entertainment

Alex Olah may be the last person on Rarotonga to hear he’s a local star.

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