Entertainment

Just two days from the final of Miss World, the spotlight falls on Tajiya Sahay as she celebrates her Cook Islands culture. 

Movie premiere postponed

Wednesday December 11, 2019

A flight delay has forced the postponement of the Cook Islands premiere of movie The Islands – Based on a True Story, starring Rarotonga’s very own Teuira Napa.

Former Miss Cook Islands Teuira Napa has conquered one of her biggest challenges starring in the Hawaiian movie The Islands, to premiere in Cook Islands this week. 

‘Whatever it takes’

Monday November 25, 2019

Miss Cook Islands New Zealand Terito Story will take the stage at the Miss Pacific Islands Beauty Pageant this week to voice her concerns about the fragility of Cook Islands’ marine environment.

Sabine Janneck is turning plastic refuse into fashionable bags, and turning those bags into art. Anneka Brown meets her ahead of her exhibition opening.

Glittering platforms

Saturday November 09, 2019

Cook Islands’ representative in Miss Jewel of the Pacific intends to use the pageant to raise awareness of this country’s plans to recriminalise homosexuality. Rachel Reeves talks with her.

“I’m honoured and proud,” says Terito Story, after being crowned Miss Cook Islands New Zealand.

Maiden inspires women in maritime

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Tracy Edwards became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World yacht race.

As the seven contestants prepare for next month’s Miss Cook Islands pageant, the first woman to wear the tiara has some advice for this year’s contestants: be natural. Melina Etches meets our 1960 beauty queen.

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