New attraction highlights the nature of Rarotonga Posted 15.01.2019

Cook Islands’ tropical island setting plays a key role in the allure of Rarotonga as a preferred holiday destination, so it is fitting that the...

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'Live on Raro' Posted 17.09.2018

According to Ian Wheeldon (pictured left), compared to other islands in the South Pacific, Rarotonga is spoilt for choice of accessible live music. “There is...

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Winners of the 2018 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards Posted 22.04.2018

Cook Islands smartest and brightest were celebrated on Friday 20 April at the 2018 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards held at the National...

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A cool restaurant On the Beach Posted 08.10.2017

I turned up on a Tuesday evening at 5.30pm with enough time to catch the tail end of happy hour for a glass of Roaring...

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Making fashion out of garbage, Cook Islands-style Posted 23.04.2016

Chair of the Te Ipukarea Society Waste Management Committee, Sabine Janneck from the Dive Centre (aka the Big Fish) adjacent to the Aroa Marine...

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A great occasion for Cook Islands tourism industry Posted 20.04.2016

It was a wonderful night out for the Cook Islands tourism industry at the 2016 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards, in particular for...

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Traditional values of the past determine the future of tourism in The Cook Islands Posted 04.08.2015

Tourism in the Cook Islands is a thriving business sector whose positive financial contribution to the economy is often taken for granted. Situated in a...

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Parade celebrating 50 years of self-government Posted 28.07.2015

At midday on Friday 24 July, the 2015 Te Maeva Nui 'Float Parade' took over the main road in Avarua, the largest township on Rarotonga...

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New storyboards reflect history and culture of the Cook Islands Posted 12.06.2015

Visitors can find out more about the Cook Islands at twenty storyboards sites of cultural and historic significance around the island of Rarotonga. They were...

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​Visitor transport: 100% electric, 100% clean and 100% fun! Posted 28.04.2015

There is a transport company in Rarotonga that has chosen to use only electric vehicles; the only business of its kind on the island.

The fun-filled...

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