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Celebrate the Festive Season with Pacific Resort Hotel Group

24/12/13

Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Pacific Resort Aitutaki have festive calendars packed with special dining experiences, entertainment and activities - so make sure to have your rooms booked for December and January!

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Motu 2 Motu - Aitutaki

03/12/13

Motu 2 Motu in Aituaki is the perfect finish to the Vaka Eiva 2013 celebrations, with this growing event only in its third year!

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Netball in Paradise 2013

03/12/2013

Come join us for Netball in Paradise from Dec 3rd if you want a taste of Raro time, relaxation and Cook Islands hospitality at its finest. Enjoy good old netball fun in the sun…sand...splash!

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VAKA EIVA 2013 – Canoeing Festival

22/11/2013

Vaka Eiva has been referred to “the most fun event on the paddling planet!” and that would just about sum up the week-long festival which has the largest number of International Paddlers.

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Turama – All Souls Day

1/11/2013

Graves may not be everyone's idea of a tourist attraction, but on Rarotonga they're a spectacular sight on 1st November each year when islanders decorate them with flowers, and candles (real and solar powered!) which burn throughout the night.

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"Sevens in Heaven" Cook Islands International 7's

31/10/2013

The Cook Islands International 7s presented by CITC, also known as ‘Sevens In Heaven’ is fast becoming one of the most sought after 7s competitions in the Pacific.

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National Gospel Day – Public Holiday

26/10/2013

Cook Islanders are very religious...but who says religion can't be fun?! Gospel days are public holidays for celebrating the arrival of Christianity. Events are organised by the Cook Islands Christian Church (CICC) and the churches themselves compete against each other to put on the best show. Islanders dress up, stage elaborate dramas or "nuku", sing, dance, play music and generally have a great time.

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Te Mire Tama 2013 - Miss Tiare Pageant & the Young Warrior Competition

10/10/2013

Crowning of Miss Tiare 2013/2014 & the 2013/2014 Young Warrior A new feature of the event was introduced last year for the young men. They’ll compete in the young warrior (Tama Aito) event. The young women also have to choose a flower that best represents them, while the young men pick a plant or tree. And all have to recite a speech and showcase their own personal talent.

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Te Maeva Nui Celebrations 2013

25/7/2013

The most important event in the Cook Islands calendar is the annual celebration of self rule, granted in 1965. Formerly called the Constitution Celebrations, it was renamed in 2001 because the Prime Minister of the time wanted a Cook Islands Maori name to capture the essence and joy of the annual festival. "Te Maeva Nui" translates as "the major or most important celebration".

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International Kite Surfing Competition 2013

1/6/2013

In June, kite surfers from all over the world will compete in the third kite surfing competition of its kind in the Cook Islands on the stunning waters of Aitutaki lagoon.

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Experience a Triathlon in an Island Paradise 2013

11/5/2013

We invite you to experience a triathlon in an island paradise - a swim in warm clear water of one of the South Pacific’s most beautiful lagoons, a cycle around the entire island and a run along palm fringed roads. It is an effectively an olympic distance triathlon (1500m/41k/10k), however has proven to also be popular with long course triathletes as well as first timers.

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Opera in Rarotonga

1/5/2013

Pacific Tenor Cook Islander Bonaventure Allan Moetaua and Mezzo Soprano Samoan Elisha Fa'i-Hulton will perform an evening of Opera classics with a Pacific flavour.
Peforming 31st May, 1st & 2nd June. More details to come...

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NZ Soulstress Bella Kalolo unplugged

1/4/2013

Bella Kalolo is a New Zealand based soul singer, she released her debut album "Without The paper" in September 2011 after performing in London, Brighton, New York, Boston, Rarotonga and perhaps most impressively one of the worlds largest out door festivals – Glastonbury. Bella will be returning to Rarotonga in 2013 to perform live unplugged, don't miss out!
Sat 6th April Live at Coco Putt - Onemaru Road, Aroa, Arorangi, Rarotonga $15.00 cover charge

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Te Mire Ura – National Dancer of the Year

1/4/2013

Cook Islanders have a passion for dance and each year there's a keenly fought competition to find the best dancers from across the Islands. Events are held for juniors, intermediates, seniors, "golden oldies" and international dancers. The National Auditorium in Rarotonga is the usual venue for the final and it's a spectacularly noisy and colourful event not to be missed.

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Te Mire Atu – National Composers Competition

7/3/2013

Te Mire Atu is organised to support and encourage the musical talents of Cook Islanders. Some of the original compositions are performed by the composers and others by well-known performers.

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NYE 2013 - Pacific Resort Rarotonga

31/12/2012

Our New Years Eve event will run from 6pm to 1am and we have organized some fantastic live entertainment which will include popular New Zealand R&B band “Nesian Mystik”. We have various packages available for the event but I highly recommend all our resident guests book our full VIP Dinner package for $150 per person. The VIP Dinner package includes one hour of complimentary drinks and canapés on arrival on the beach, a scrumptious gourmet buffet selection carefully crafted and presented by our Executive Chef “Phillip Nordt”, as well as all entertainment including the last fireworks show in the world over Muri Lagoon.

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XMAS Day Lunch 2012 - Pacific Resort Rarotonga

31/12/2012

Our Christmas Day lunch event will run from 12pm to 3pm and we have organized fantastic live entertainment provided by a talented local two-piece indie jazz reggae band who go by the name of “Trigger Fish”. Lunch will be a scrumptious gourmet buffet selection carefully crafted and presented by our Executive Chef “Phillip Nordt”.

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Divas in Paradise

19/10/2012

THE MUSIC EVENT of RAROTONGA- DON'T MISS OUT

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Dining at Pacific Resort Aitutaki

17/8/2012

Enjoy the very best of South Pacific cuisine, a superior wine list and an idyllic dining location as the sun sets on another stunning Aitutaki day.

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Dining at Pacific Resort Rarotonga

17/8/2012

Dine with your feet in the sand, feel the beat of the island night drum and enjoy the gentle lagoon breezes… Dining at Pacific Resort Rarotonga is a truly Pacific experience.

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Dining at Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa

17/8/2012

We recognise that some travellers prefer to be entirely self-sufficient, while others prefer a full service 5-star experience. When it comes to dining with us at Te Manava, we give you the best of both worlds.

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