Live and work in the Cook Islands: There is no place quite like it! Posted 21.04.2019

The Cook Islands is now one of the South Pacific’s most popular holiday hotspots, with steadily increasing numbers of visitors from New Zealand, Australia, North...

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Everything you need to know about learning kite boarding in Rarotonga Posted 03.12.2018

How easy is it to learn how to kiteboarding on a holiday? The average time frame from knowing nothing, to confidently flying a kite and...

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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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