“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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A little road with great historical significance for the Cook Islands Posted 03.08.2016

Makea Tinirau Road is a picturesque road built over 150 years ago. In spite of its narrow width especially alongside the Avarua CICC (Cook Islands...

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The Apollo landings in Cook Islands waters Posted 25.06.2016

What, you my well ask, is the Cook Islands connection with the Apollo space program? The answer comes from Jean Mason, curator of the Cook...

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​Mãtini is raw, emotional, and real Posted 05.07.2015

On a Saturday evening in 1997, waves tall as coconut trees crashed over the sea- level atoll of Manihiki, stealing 19 lives, irreversibly changing hundreds...

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