Te Puna Marama Voyaging Foundation has launched its Teretereanga Vaka programme on Mauke, providing educational opportunities for youth on the island to participate in a course that promotes and preserves the art of traditional voyaging and navigation.
Jetstar celebrated a significant milestone as its inaugural flight from Australia touched down yesterday in Rarotonga on a clear crisp morning, arriving to a warm cultural welcome and island hospitality.
A worldwide shortage in A320 neo and A321 neo aircraft engines has led to changes and cancellations in Air New Zealand Rarotonga flights leaving customers frustrated. Matthew Littlewood and Al Williams report.
The passengers and crew of cargo cruise liner Aranui 5 which completed her maiden voyage to the Cook Islands last week were entertained by local drummers and dance group at a special event on Saturday.
Visitors to the Cook Islands will be able to extend their stay for up to a year under a new regulation being finalised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI). The move has been welcomed by the country’s tourism industry.
Club Raro on Rarotonga has received a facelift in recent weeks as part of a combined effort to breathe new life into a facility constructed in the 1970s. Couple Tish and Owen Mete have been behind the two-month project.