​Q&A with Farm Direct Pearls Posted 31.10.2021

Farm Direct Pearls’ Temu and Lesley Okotai have a long established connection to the source of Cook Islands black pearl industry, the island of Manihiki...

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Yakitori and Cuban cigars in a beach bar eatery named after a volleyball Posted 20.06.2021

There are many small resorts in the Cook Islands; none quite like the quirky Castaway Resort on the sunset coast of Rarotonga.

Bought from the bank...

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Little Polynesian Resort share one their best kept culinary secrets Posted 15.04.2020

Part of the Pacific Resort Hotel Group of luxury resorts and accommodation, Rarotonga’s Little Polynesian Resort is committed to healthy eating for their guests.

The Cook...

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Cook Islands’ hard working commercial traveller Posted 03.01.2020

The Turama Pacific Travel Group is one of the most successful inbound tourism operators in the South Pacific. We’re chatting here with Robert Skews, the...

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Cook Islands, the perfect sea change Posted 29.12.2019 It’s not a dream. Lifestyle is real!

Exceptional because of its engaging Polynesian culture and pristine environment, accessible because there are direct flights from New Zealand...

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Kura Happ is the real deal! Amazing live entertainer and now reef tour guide. Posted 04.11.2019

Kura Happ is a gifted and artistic Rarotonga-born vocalist, guitarist and songwriter whose performances around the island’s music scene are soulfully entertaining and spirited.

She is...

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Meet the head Marsters Posted 14.10.2019

The Cook Islands’ monarchical presence for the next three years was greatly enhanced when H.E. Sir Tom Marsters KBE was popularly reappointed as the country’s...

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Live and work in the Cook Islands: There is no place quite like it! Posted 21.04.2019

Cook Islands is one of the South Pacific’s most popular holiday hotspots, with steadily increasing numbers of visitors from New Zealand, Australia, North America and...

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The happy chef from Mangaia Posted 01.10.2018

Married to renowned Cook Islands ‘foodie’ and cookbook author Sue Carruthers Brown, Robbie Brown is a humble and proud Mangaian-born man; he is also head...

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