‘I feel free when I dance, it makes me feel free’

‘I feel free when I dance, it makes me feel free’

Last year they were both runner-up, this year a brother and sister went one better at the dancer of the year contest. Photo essay by Melina Etches and Danilo Reyes.

Helping people is reward enough

Growing up, nursing was always Rangi Matapo’s ambition.

Powering up

Electric vehicles or EVs are perfect for a place like Rarotonga with a speed limit of 50kmh and a circumference of 32km – and advocates believe they could help both our community and our environment. 

Showing our stories to the world

Moves to market Cook Islands to the world as a film location have sparked a challenging discussion: Are Cook Islanders ready to run their own film industry, or is this a chance to learn from international actors, directors and crew? 

Mac or Whopper, island style

GOING LOCAL: It’s Burger Friday when we turn up at Avatea Café, on Aitutaki. That means one thing: the community’s new favourite, the Island Mac.

Weekend

‘Safest man on the planet’ is back on dry land after 267-day sailing odyssey

Churchtalk

Bishop Tutai Pere: Light at the end of  the Covid-19 tunnel

Entertainment

‘I feel free when I dance, it makes me feel free’

Hot on the Rock

Mac or Whopper, island style

Art

Vou Williams: Fresh from the ocean and  seared with local goodness