“One hundred…not out!” Posted 21.03.2017 The mysterious ‘boiler’

For Rarotonga, Christmas Day 2016 marked an unusual centenary - the day the Union Steam Ship Company’s RMS Maitai, was wrecked on...

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Pacific Weave - a unique cultural shopping experience Posted 19.03.2017

Russian-born Rarotonga entrepreneur Tatiana Burn opened a new store in 2016 showcasing the art of weaving from around the Pacific, aptly named Pacific Weave.

“We...

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Why Tim Bailey believes the Cook Islands is the place to 'Love a little paradise' Posted 13.03.2017

A journalist by profession, Tim Bailey is one of the most recognisable faces on Australian television, best known for his long association with Network...

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A 'heart to heart' with Pa…one of the Cook Islands’ most celebrated national treasures Posted 05.03.2017

‘Heart to heart’ is how Pa Teuruaa will greet you. His heart pressed against your heart, sealed by his all embracing arms.

Pa’s trademark personality...

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Please don’t feed the dogs of Rarotonga Posted 08.04.2015

Walk on any beach in Rarotonga and dogs will greet you, sit by you, and offer to play with you. If you choose not to...

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​Giants in the Harbour Posted 25.12.2016

According to Stephenie Jansen, owner and skipper of Rarotonga’s popular semi submersible, Raro Reef Sub, one of the breath-taking moments for her passengers is catching...

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Pai Chambers, a modest and gracious lady from Arorangi Posted 22.11.2016

In 2011, RentRaro (a.k.a. Heritage Holdings) swept the field in the Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards winning the Internet Marketing Award, the Tourism...

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Gerald McCormack and the mountain tracks of Rarotonga Posted 12.11.2016

Gerald McCormack is Director of the Cook Islands Natural Heritage Trust. He has worked with the Cook Islands Government since 1980 as Science Advisor to...

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Recipient of the 'Lifetime Achievement in Cook Islands Tourism Award' Posted 06.11.2016

Kevin Cook, the founder of Cook’s Island Bus Passenger Transport Ltd, was recognised at the 2016-17 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards for his...

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​The MD is a DJ Posted 14.09.2016

In his spare time he’s an iconic Rarotonga deejay with a big love of underground and electronic music and a radio show on 88FM called...

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