Many wore the flowers and the colours of the Cook Islands

At midday on Friday 24 July, the 2015 Te Maeva Nui 'Float Parade' took over the main road in Avarua, the largest township on Rarotonga, and the capital of the Cook Islands.

In the presence of the Queen's Representative, the Prime Minister, religious and traditional leaders, over 50 floats, bands and marching teams entertained locals and visitors who lined the street for the annual Te Maeva Nui - 50th Constitution Celebrations.

Highlighted in the parade, the fifteen Cook Islands were proudly represented by respective community members, including school children, dancers, warriors and musicians, many wearing the flowers and the colours of the Cook Islands

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