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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An interview with the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, Henry Puna Posted 24.06.2015

The Prime Minister had been operating a successful pearl farm in Manihiki (since the late 1990s) at the time of the November 2010 General Election...

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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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​Significant tourism and learning asset handed over in traditional ceremony Posted 15.04.2015

Rarotonga’s Highland Paradise Cook Islands Cultural Centre is already a multi award-winning tourism icon. Now, thanks to a grant of NZD $147,000 from the Government...

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Pa and the Dolphins Posted 10.04.2015

A true story of Pa, Rarotongan hero and his return journey to Tahiti

One of Cook Islands ‘living treasures’ Pa is a spiritual and dignified...

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Cook Islands celebrate fifty years of self-government Posted 17.03.2015

“No one in the tribe to be left out... no one in the Village to be forgotten" Albert Royle Henry

It is fitting that Nick Henry...

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