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Amazing Grace: Toroma wins Karaoke Idol competition

Tuesday 27 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

Grace Toroma is the new 2022 Karaoke Idol, wowing the audience and judges with her powerful voice on Saturday night taking out the Cook Islands Game Fishing Club organised competition.

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‘A game changer’

Thursday 22 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Entertainment, National, Technology

The Avaroa Cable is switching routes from east to west which it says will improve internet latency – the time it takes data to travel – improving connection for everyone in the Cook Islands, especially for online gamers.

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‘A New Beginning’ for renowned Cook Islands musician

Thursday 18 August 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

After 12 years away, well-known Cook Islands composer, musician and entertainer Rangi Henry is back “on the rock” for good, with his new album “A New Beginning” which will be launched next week.

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Exhibition to celebrate Bill Apple’s bright, colourful ideas

Tuesday 16 August 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Entertainment, National

Groundbreaking New Zealand conceptual artist Billy Apple’s work will be exhibited at the Bergman Gallery in Rarotonga tonight.

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Youth market a big success

Monday 15 August 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

Industrious primary school and college students dominated the 25 stalls at the successful International Youth Day ‘Night Market’ celebration held at the Constitution Park on Friday evening.

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Taonga: An Artist Activist to premiere in Rarotonga tonight

Friday 12 August 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

The premiere of the much-anticipated short film documentary, Taonga: An Artist Activist will be held tonight at the Gallery Tavioni in Atupa.

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Market extravaganza to celebrate International Youth Day

Friday 12 August 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

In celebration of International Youth Day, a special night market extravaganza will be held this afternoon from 5pm at the Constitution Park to promote young and aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Enthusiasts pair bourbon and meat

Tuesday 28 June 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Entertainment, National

A group of barbecue enthusiasts have met to pair meat with bourbon.

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Rarotongan food celebration expands to week-long festival

Saturday 25 June 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Entertainment, National

Following the successful Barbecue Pitmasters competition in 2021, the event has been turned into a week-long food festival that’s set to get bigger.

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Opera singer reaching for the stars

Saturday 25 June 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

Cook Islands opera singer Ridge Ponini keeps reaching for the stars.

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Young Cook Island model ready for London Pacific Fashion Show

Friday 24 June 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

Cook Islander Tuvaine Samuel is the youngest model taking part in the International London Pacific Fashion Show 2022.

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Te Maeva Nui ‘scaled down’ due to budget cuts

Friday 10 June 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Entertainment, National

The annual Te Maeva Nui festival has been scaled back for the second consecutive year due to cuts in the Budget.

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Reeling in big despite rough conditions

Thursday 9 June 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

Despite the rough but “fishable” sea conditions on Saturday, Tutavake Kirikava weighed in an impressive 59.5-kilogram yellowfin tuna to walk away with a brand-new shiny Shimano fishing rod.

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Ten ‘long, hard’ years of Castaway Resort celebrated

Wednesday 8 June 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Entertainment, National

When Paul Ash was about to sign the papers granting him ownership of the Castaway Resort on Rarotonga ten years ago, his lawyer told him he didn’t have to do it.

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Dancers shine during Te Mire Ura competition

Monday 30 May 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

Contestants in Te Mire Ura 2022 Experts, Masters and Expatriates sections performed to a full house of cheering and encouragement at the Rehab Nightclub on Friday night.

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Returning dancers crowned Te Mire Ura champions

Monday 30 May 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

Te Mire Ura 2022 Expert dance champions Uirangi Bishop and Tupa Tupa returned to the dance floor after 11 years, proving they still have the skills, talent and pride for their culture, sweeping the first prize awards in their categories and claiming the esteemed titles.

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Dancers ready to strut their stuff at annual competition

Friday 27 May 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Entertainment, National

For a night of cultural entertaining extravaganza, watch 17 dancers showcase their skills on stage at Te Mire Ura Expatriates, Masters and Experts cultural dancing competition which kicks off tonight at Rehab Nightclub.

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Celebrating music, Mother's Day

Tuesday 10 May 2022 | Written by Sian Solomon | Published in Entertainment, National

Rarotonga residents enjoyed a night out at The Village Eatery in Titikaveka last Sunday, to celebrate Mother’s Day and enjoy some delicious food, music and BYO drinks.

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Families compete in series of fun and progressive athletics activities

Tuesday 19 April 2022 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Entertainment, National

The inaugural Carnival Athletics Day was held on Easter Monday afternoon at the National Stadium in Nikao.

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Party to celebrate ‘Freedom Day’

Saturday 16 April 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Entertainment, National

The Coco House Bros are back again this afternoon from 2pm with their 11th Official Sunset Session beach party at Vaiana’s on the Beach in Nikao.

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