Prior to Covid-19, Danny Mataroa used to share his knowledge about te reo Maori, protocols and history of the Cook Islands with up to 120 visitors a night at Maungaroa, more commonly known as Highland Paradise.
The Democratic Party Opposition is strongly urging the government to tread carefully with the controversial bid to abolish the Koutu Nui.
There is no better place for future generations of Cook Islanders to learn about traditional cultural practices than at Highland Paradise - the 600-year-old village site that was home to the Tinomana tribe.
Knowing who you are and where you come from is a big part of successfully transitioning from childhood to adult life no matter where in the world you find yourself.
The sounds of a 100 drums and the sight of 300 dancers in one show is a “passion project” talented artist and dancer Jackie Tuara is working tirelessly on.