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KIA KORE E NGAROPOINA – LEST WE FORGET ANZAC EXHIBITION

The Cook Islands National Museum – Runanga Pakau in collaboration with the Cook Islands Returned Services Association, Florence Symes-Buchanan and the New Zealand High...
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What is Genealogy . . . Cook Islands Style?

“Genealogy is a list of human creations, all kinds of previous manifestations. Some were good blokes, others were jokes, Pick your friends but you can’t pick your relations.” Genealogy...
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500 COOK ISLANDS SOLDIERS EXHIBITION

The “Lest We Forget The 500 Cook Islands Soldiers” Exhibition were displayed in our National Museum-Runanga Pakau during the months of July and August.  A...

Mama Jane Strickland Exhibition at the National Museum

The Cook Islands National Museum was opened on October 14th 1992 as an institution to display, educate and preserve the cultural history of the...
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National Museum – Runanga Pakau

The Cook Islands National Museum was opened on October 14th 1992 as an institution to display, educate and preserve the cultural history of the...

EXHIBITION – 50 Years of Painting in the Cook Islands

50 Years of Painting in the Cook Islands" is a retrospective exhibition that focuses on early modern painting in the Cook Islands. It celebrates...
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Taipiro . . . and “The Cave of Sleepers”

Here is a story from Howard Henry . . . Taipiro was a twelve year old boy who belonged to the Ngati-Tane Tribe of Mangaia in Pre-European...
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Oral Traditions of the Rarotonga Land Court Records

Mathew Campbell published an article in Volume 37, No2, 2002 of the" Journal of Pacific History" entitled : "The Oral Traditions of the Rarotonga...
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Ethnology of Manihiki and Rakahanga

The traditional history of Manihiki and Rakahanga tells us that the human discoverer was Huku. He had sailed into these waters from Rarotonga on a fishing expedition. When he came to a part...
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Traditions of Aitutaki by Drury Low

Drury Low lived on Aitutaki for many years in the early 1900's. He wrote extensively about the history of this island and was published several...

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