The vaka Marumaru Atua is moving further east towards the Cook Islands, according to the crews’ journal updates they hope they are moving towards home waters.
A workshop attended by community leaders and fisheries experts last week poked holes in the idea that the Marae Moana Act, which prioritises conservation in the Cook Islands’ marine space, restricts the country’s earning potential.
The Teau Vainetini tivaivai (hand embroidery) sewing group of Puaikura are exhibiting their beautiful creative pieces at the Calvary Hall this week until Friday.
The Cook Islands National Museum received a unique set of ancient stone adze heads and pounders last week. The four large ancient stone adzes and two stone pounders were gifted by Vaine Veiao on behalf of the Teariki Veiao family. The stone adzes are ancient cutting tools similar to an axe.