Paddlers head for Rarotonga - South Coast
South Coast RegisterPaddlers head for RarotongaSouth Coast RegisterNowra Waterdragons Club will fly to Rarotonga in the Cook Islands on Saturday to take part in the Vaka Eiva Outrigger Canoe Racing Festival. They will take educational gifts for the school children of Rarotonga and medical supplies for the hospital on ...
Posted on 16 November 2015 | 11:19 pm
Tonga Year of the Monkey pane can be folded
Linn's Stamp NewsTonga Year of the Monkey pane can be folded into a sedan chairLinn's Stamp NewsThe other islands in alphabetical order are Aitutaki, Cook islands, Niuafo'ou, Penrhyn and Samoa. Aitutaki and Penrhyn are part of the Cook Islands, and Niuafo'ou is part of Tonga. The Year of the Monkey will begin on Feb. 8, 2016. The Kingdom of Tonga ...
Posted on 5 November 2015 | 7:38 pm
Cook Islands: One that got away - New
Cook Islands: One that got awayNew Zealand HeraldThe 'E2 Way' keeps angler Jane Jeffries happy — and her prey gets to live another day. By Jane Jeffries. "Strip the line, then strike," is ringing in my ears after a day with Itu (E2) on Aitutaki's lagoon. A certified bonefishing guide, he is a legend ...
Posted on 28 October 2015 | 10:01 am
Cook Islands: Blue lagoon - New Zealand
Cook Islands: Blue lagoonNew Zealand HeraldI am in the Aitutaki Lagoon, on the western side of the island in front of the Pacific Resort Hotel and I am about to embark on a self-guided snorkelling tour of the lagoon. There is growing concern internationally for the fragility of these incredible ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 5:01 pm
Cooks PM 'has solution' to Aitutaki flights
Radio New ZealandCooks PM 'has solution' to Aitutaki flights debateRadio New ZealandBut tourist operators says the flights are essential, and canning them would have a severe impact on Aitutaki's tourism industry and economy. At a news conference on Friday, Prime Minister Henry Puna said he will be meeting with Aitutaki's leaders and ...and more »
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 12:35 pm
Aitutaki, Cook Islands: Kicking back at the
Posted on 11 January 2015 | 5:12 pm
Paradise found: Aitutaki Cook Islands
The Cook Islands are a magical place: they are an untouched paradise and so idyllic. Everywhere you look could come straight from a postcard: sprawling mountains, luscious tropical palms and the most insanely turquoise water I have ever seen. It really is ...
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 1:05 pm
Apprentice navigator Cesi Haʻo recounts her
In early August, during the last eight hours of the nine-day voyage of the Hōkūleʻa voyaging canoe traveling from Aitutaki, Cook Islands, to the islands of Sāmoa, adverse weather conditions obliterated any environmental clues to apprentice navigator ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:33 pm
Crystal steps into 2017
In 2016 the cruise line will offer 60 cruises with almost half at 10 nights or less and 27 maiden calls including Aitutaki, Cook Islands; Bandol, France; Kavala, Greece; Port Canaveral, Florida and Isle of Skye, UK. New overnight ports include Antwerp ...
Posted on 3 October 2014 | 10:54 pm
Tall Ship Picton Castle Responds to Mayday
AITUTAKI, COOK ISLANDS – It isn’t every day that a cruising yacht with engine trouble and damaged rigging is assisted by a 170-foot square rigger that looks like something from another era, but that’s just what happened when the 42’ sailing yacht ...
Posted on 6 August 2013 | 11:10 am