Culture

Local film-maker Josh Teariki Baker’s short film A Boy From Rarotonga has won the Moana Award for Best Female Actor at the Wairoa Maori Film Festival in New Zealand.

Archaeologists dig Ara Metua

Monday June 11, 2018

A study on how traditional monuments around the Pacific were built is being conducted by a group of four archaeologists from the United Kingdom on a four-week visit to Rarotonga.

Government agencies involved in next month’s Te Maeva Nui celebrations have met to discuss the challenges presented by staging such a large-scale event.

Artists’ gathering a big success

Wednesday June 06, 2018

Artworks produced for this year’s Putahi Ono Kuki Airani artists’ gathering are currently on show at the Bergman Gallery.

A capacity crowd filled St Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral yesterday morning for a requiem mass for one of the island’s most loved and respected residents, “Mousie” Skews.

The partnership between the Bank of the Cook Islands and Motone for the annual opera event has seen the organisation of school workshops for students interested in the performing arts and singing.

Helping fund artist’s dream

Wednesday May 23, 2018

A New Zealand artist has started a Givealittle fundraising page online to help support the development of local artist Mike Tavioni’s planned art centre, gallery and art school.

Rarotonga’s Bergman Gallery is pairing artists Sylvia Marsters and 2017 Wallace Award Paramount prize recipient Andy Leleisiúao in a site-specific painting presentation at the 2018 edition of the Auckland Art Fair.

About 500 people gathered yesterday to pay their final respect to Cook Islands legend Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, known to most as Papa Dan Kamana, who passed away last week.

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