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
Last Minute Special Offer!
18 May 2019
We're offering a discounted rate on new bookings to fill our remaining gaps in May, June & July 2019. Contact us directly for special offers on our four and five bedroom holiday villas! Each fully self-conatined villa comes complete with a BBQ on the deck for outdoor dinners, a TV for the kids to enjoy as well as a couple of great family board games. The bedrooms have King sized beds which can be split into 2 singles. You have all the mod-cons to enjoy in your home away from home. The four bedroom villas have an unfenced, shared swimming... read more
Blue Lagoon 5 Bedroom Villa
27 Apr 2019
We have just completed refurbishments on our new Blue Lagoon 5 Bedroom Villa and already have 3 bookings! This fully self-contained 5 bedroom and 3 bathroom villa can sleep up to 10 people. There are 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms on the first floor, and 3 bedrooms & 1 bathroom on the ground floor. A lovely open plan kitchen overlooking the lounge and dining area opens up onto a large covered verandah. You can enjoy spectacular views of the sunset while having dinner with friends and family on the deck. Enquire now for availability or to book... read more
Rehab Rarotonga, The Bond Store and Ministry of Cultural Development Cook Islands are excited to announce The Dancer of The Year 2019 for The Golden Oldies, Masters, Experts & Expats categories - Te Mire Ura. This will be held for the very first time at Rehab Night Club, Rarotonga on Friday 3rd of May.
Presales $5 and $10 at the door. VIP tickets $120 for a table of 4 includes a bottle of wine.
Over $6000 in cash prizes plus more!!!
Tickets available Friday 12th April from Rehab, MInistry of Culture, Reefside Rarotonga, Chantal's Concierge.... read more
ANZAC Dawn Service Program 2019
24 Apr 2019
THE COOK ISLANDS RETURNED SERVICES ASSOCIATION, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF THE COOK ISLANDS
104th ANZAC PROGRAMME THURSDAY 25 APRIL 2019
PURSUANT to the Public Holidays Act 1999 Section 2, ANZAC Day
will be observed on the 25 th April each year. The ANZAC Day functions will be held on Thursday 25 th April 2019 and the program is as follows:
The Cook Islands Returned Services Association (RSA) will hold a
Dawn Parade and fall-in will be at 5.30am at the eastern side of the
Ministry of Justice. March in to the... read more
Primary & Secondary Schools Cultural Competition
15 Apr 2019
The Rarotonga Primary and Secondary schools will take to the stage at the National Auditorium Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th April for their annual cultural celebrations. Students and their teachers have been practising and perfecting their dance and song items over the past couple of months in preparation for this event. Hours of time and effort have been poured into making costumes to be ready in time for these spectacular performances by school children aged between 5 to 17 years of age. You can purchase tickets from the National... read more
Mana Tiaki Week with CIs Tourism
29 Mar 2019
Come on down to the Maire Nui Park next week and immerse yourself in a week of learning. Located across the road from the Banana Court, this central spot will be buzzing with interactive cultural and social activities to share with our locals and visitors alike. Demonstrations on sewing tivaevae, tie-dying pareus, and pearl shell jewellery carving are just some of the many activities planned.
These activities are free for all to enjoy and there will be entertainment from local singers and dance groups throughout the day. There will be food... read more
CI Tourism Mana Tiaki Week
26 Mar 2019
Cook Islands Tourism-
Mana Tiaki week is fast approaching, and everyone is welcome to attend! Cook Islands Tourism will be highlighting the Mana Tiaki value with a week of interactive cultural activities and demonstrations, and local entertainment. This will be held from the 1st to the 5th of April, 10am to 2pm each day. The venue for these activities will be at the Maire Nui Park across the road from the Visitor Information Centre in Avarua.
Like the Kia Orana week and Tourism week in the past, Cook Islands Tourism will host these free... read more
Cook Islands Dancer of the Year Competition
20 Mar 2019
The National Dancer of the Year - Te Mire Ura 2019 kicks off on Thursday 2nd May at the National Auditorium with the Juniors and the Intermediate sections. This will be followed by the Masters, Golden Oldies & Expat section on Friday 3rd May at the Rehab Nightclub. Wrapping up the week of dancing is the Senior Open section on Thursday 9 May at the National Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased from the Cook Islands National Library. For more information contact the Ministry of Culture on +682 20725.read more