There are several names in Cook Islands Maori for 'dance', the most popular of the expressive arts. Ura, the word commonly used today, is thought...Read this article
Russian-born Rarotonga entrepreneur Tatiana Burn opened a new store in 2016 showcasing the art of weaving from around the Pacific, aptly named Pacific Weave.
“We...Read this article
The Cook Islands has a proud heritage in pearling going back to the 1890s when the lagoons of Manihiki and Tongareva (Penrhyn) were harvested for...Read this article
Why are black pearls so called? Because they grow in the black lipped oyster (pinctada margaritifera). When the oyster shell is ground and polished you...Read this article
Visitors to the Cook Islands will no doubt be greeted upon arrival with one of these lovely floral creations, called 'ei, which are typical to...Read this article