The happy chef from Mangaia Posted 01.10.2018

Married to renowned Cook Islands ‘foodie’ and cookbook author Sue Carruthers Brown, Robbie Brown is a humble and proud Mangaian-born man; he is also head...

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Meet Jack Cooper, restaurateur of Trader Jacks fame Posted 02.09.2018

Jack Cooper plans to write an autobiography about his life in the Cook Islands and he intends to call it Forty Years Behind Bars, a...

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Tiare maori: beloved flower of the Cook Islands Posted 17.03.2018

Like edelweiss is to the Austrians, so the star-like tiare maori (Gardenia taitensis) is to Cook Islanders. Tiare maori is often used as a metaphor...

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From top gunner to Muri Lagoon Posted 10.03.2018 Celebrating 25 years in the lagoon cruising business, Tamaiva Tuavera, or as he is better known in the tourism industry, Captain Tama, or just Tama... Read this article
Meet Miss Cook Islands, Alanna Smith... the dedicated environmentalist Posted 03.03.2018

Miss Cook Islands 2017, Alanna Matamaru Smith, attained her success with the backing of countless island citizens, and a little divine support.

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Serious about big game fishing around Rarotonga? Posted 02.01.2018 Q & A with Diane from Marlin Queen Fishing Charters

What charter boats does Marlin Queen operate, and what is the capacity of each boat?

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An interview with farmer’s daughter, Liana Scott, GM of the Muri Beach Club Hotel Posted 07.11.2017

Two years ago Rarotonga’s 30-room adult only hotel Muri Beach Club Hotel was named the world’s most luxurious romantic hotel in recognition for its world-class...

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Local entrepreneur Rohan Ellis talks business and the future prosperity of the Cook Islands Posted 21.09.2017 The Islander Hotel turned two on 1 May this year. It is a family affair, and the jewel in the crown for Cook Islands entrepreneur... Read this article
Love a little ‘Cook Islands’ pearl Posted 05.09.2017

Q&A with Alexis Napa Wolfgramm, Executive Officer Marketing for the Cook Islands Pearl Authority.

What is the reasoning behind the Cook Islands Pearl Authority running...

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Ori, koni, ura, kapa? Cook Islands Dance, what is it? Posted 05.09.2017

There are several names in Cook Islands Maori for 'dance', the most popular of the expressive arts. Ura, the word commonly used today, is thought...

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