Emo’Anga Tangi Ka’ara – The Battle of the Drums

Tangi Kaara – (Drumming Competition) This event showcases the creativity and the techniques of the Cook Islands drummers using the traditional instruments and drums of our fore-fathers. The Tangi Kaara is a competition for not more than 10 members in each drumming group with 2 sections Section 1: Rutu A-ru Pee (Drumming to the Chant) […]


te maeva nui float parade

 TE MAEVA NUI 2018 OFFICIAL OPENING & FLOAT PARADE CONSTITUTION PARK PUNANGA NUI Friday 27th July 2018 At the Float Assembly Area Along the main road from the West end of Avatiu Harbour towards Panama 12:00pm      ALL FLOATS TO ASSEMBLE AND READY FOR PRE-JUDGING 12:00pm      Pre-judging of Floats commence 1:20pm    […]


RA UTIANGA REVA 53rd Constitution Day Ceremony Program National Auditorium Monday 6th August 2018 Dress – Island Pareu Wear M.C.                Mr. Papatua Papatua 9:30am           For All invited guests and general public to be seated. Band Entertainment by Jarome Pare and company. 9:55am           Uniform Organisations to form a guard of honour to […]

MOCD held its first ‘Emergency’ contingency meeting for Te Maeva Nui

The Ministry of Cultural Development held its first ‘Emergency’ contingency meeting Friday 01 June with Agencies participating in Te Maeva Nui 2018.  Present were representatives from the Ministry of Health; CIIC; BTIB; Police; Education; Environment; Avarua School and MoCD Management Staff. The Secretary Anthony Turua was very happy at the attendance.  Te Maeva Nui is […]

Dancer of the Year 2018 – Replay

What an amazing night of 10 Talented Dancers. Please note audio doesn’t kick in until 8 minutes until the beginning of the first half. 1st Half 2nd Half