A 'heart to heart' with Pa…one of the Cook Islands’ most celebrated national treasures Posted 05.03.2017

‘Heart to heart’ is how Pa Teuruaa will greet you. His heart pressed against your heart, sealed by his all embracing arms.

Pa’s trademark personality...

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Please don’t feed the dogs of Rarotonga Posted 08.04.2015

Walk on any beach in Rarotonga and dogs will greet you, sit by you, and offer to play with you. If you choose not to...

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​Giants in the Harbour Posted 25.12.2016

According to Stephenie Jansen, owner and skipper of Rarotonga’s popular semi submersible, Raro Reef Sub, one of the breath-taking moments for her passengers is catching...

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Pai Chambers, a modest and gracious lady from Arorangi Posted 22.11.2016

In 2011, RentRaro (a.k.a. Heritage Holdings) swept the field in the Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards winning the Internet Marketing Award, the Tourism...

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Gerald McCormack and the mountain tracks of Rarotonga Posted 12.11.2016

Gerald McCormack is Director of the Cook Islands Natural Heritage Trust. He has worked with the Cook Islands Government since 1980 as Science Advisor to...

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Recipient of the 'Lifetime Achievement in Cook Islands Tourism Award' Posted 06.11.2016

Kevin Cook, the founder of Cook’s Island Bus Passenger Transport Ltd, was recognised at the 2016-17 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards for his...

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​The MD is a DJ Posted 14.09.2016

In his spare time he’s an iconic Rarotonga deejay with a big love of underground and electronic music and a radio show on 88FM called...

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​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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