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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Wet & Wild in Aitutaki Posted 05.09.2017

A chat with Quinton Schofield, operator of the locally-owned Aitutaki adventure business Wet & Wild.

Tell us about your connection to Aitutaki


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From France with love Posted 11.05.2017 “Bon Appétit”

Young French couple Karine and Guillaume Kapfer are passionate about good food and good service; their innovative Rarotonga restaurant, Le Rendez-Vous Café and...

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Tips for a beach wedding in Rarotonga Posted 28.04.2017

Brynn Acheson, a native of Montana USA, and Ina Nooroa, a local Cook Islander first laid eyes on each other in 2010 when Brynn took...

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Things visitors might like to know about the flora and fauna of the Cook Islands Posted 05.04.2017

When Gerald McCormack came to the Cook Islands in 1980 as the government's schools science advisor, he was surprised students were not being taught about...

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“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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