​The Black and White Pearls of Aitutaki ​ Posted 01.09.2016

Game fishing around Aitutaki is some of the most accessible in the South Pacific with plentiful Wahoo, Mahi Mahi and Yellow Fin Tuna; similarly, the...

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Sue Carruthers, one of the most celebrated ‘foodies’ in the Cook Islands Posted 26.08.2016

Iconic colonial residence, now well-known restaurant Tamarind House, is the indisputable natural habitat for foodie, chef, restaurateur, author and world-traveller, Sue Carruthers.

Fronted by lawns...

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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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Adventures in Paradise Posted 03.08.2016

For three law students in their early twenties from Australia’s Gold Coast, a ten-day holiday in Rarotonga in May turned out to be their special...

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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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From one Goldmine to another Posted 06.06.2016 “It’s not a job, prospecting, it’s a way of life!”

Twenty-one years ago Goldmine, Cook Islands’ iconic jewellery and gift store, opened on the main...

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A chat with the Cook Islands Police Commissioner Posted 30.04.2016

First appointed in 2009, then reappointed in 2011, the Cook Islands Police Commissioner, Maara Tetava counts the restructuring of the Cook Islands Police Service, the...

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Experience the beauty and healing nature of the island Posted 20.04.2016

KiteSUP Watersport Centre Cook Islands’ Brynn Acheson has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Certified in pilates...

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Cook Islands Black Pearls, the best-value souvenir Posted 20.04.2016

The Cook Islands has a proud heritage in pearling going back to the 1890s when the lagoons of Manihiki and Tongareva (Penrhyn) were harvested for...

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Anyone for cricket? Posted 21.03.2016

On the island of Rarotonga in the Southern Cooks the first game of cricket date was recorded in 1910, but it was probably played even...

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