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What To Bring On A Cook Islands Holiday
19 Jul 2019

The Cook Islands is the perfect holiday destination for singles, couples, families and large groups!

One question we always get asked when guest are planning to travel to the Cook Islands, is what do they need to bring with them?
The Cook Islands has definately changed over recent years as you can find almost everything here in our local stores! 

Here are a few things we recommend packing for your holiday in the Cook Islands:

  • Clothing - when it comes to the Cook Islands often the weather is always hot with occasional showers - we recommend... read more

Cook Islands Rukau
17 Jul 2019

Cook Islanders and people from throughout the Pacific region have this vegetable as their staple green vegetable. Today we have added to our choices. Travel has enriched our lives. Cook Islanders have embraced the aromas, colours and textures of flavours they have found in the kitchens of the world. Indeed many Cook Islanders may be spied working in kitchens of some of the most prestigious kitchens in New Zealand and Australia. The taste of home for us is still the 'rukau'. 

When in Rarotonga, visit the Punanganui Market on a week day and... read more

Te Maeva Nui Festival - Our Constitution Celebrations
12 Jul 2019

TE MAEVA NUI | JULY 26th - AUGUST 5th, 2019

Te Maeva Nui Festival is a week-long national culture and dance event held each year to celebrate the August 4th date commemorating the day the Cook Islands became 'self-dependent' in free association with New Zealand. It is the cultural highlight of the Cook Islands events calendar for the year.

This National Event has grown over the years drawing international visitors from across the globe to Rarotonga for a week of cultural festivities and celebrations through the arts, crafts, music, song,... read more

2019 OPERA IN RAROTONGA CELEBRATION CONCERT
29 May 2019

Get your tickets to the Motone Production's 10th annual concert of Opera in Rarotonga. The BCI Opera in Rarotonga 2019 will see 10 artists who have performed over the years return to provide Rarotonga with a concert extravaganza! The first showcase concert will be held this Friday May 31, under the domes at the National Auditorium with the support of the Ministry of Cultural Development, and is a family event. This will be Raro’s very first Opera in the Park style event with the singers performing a 2 and a half hour concert that will be... read more

Kite Surfing in the Cook Islands
27 May 2019

Manureva Aquafest, the Cook Islands Kitesurfing Association’s annual watersports festival, is attended by visitors from as far away as Norway and Spain, as well as Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands, all drawn in by a 5-day event where competitors test their water skills in course racing, freestyle kitesurfing tricks, and big-air jumps.

Kite Surfing is one of the Cook Island’s most popular water sports, and the annual Kite Surfing competition allows locals and visitors alike to put their skills to the test. The 5 day even takes... read more

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