59. Rarotonga

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August 12th 2009
Published: February 28th 2010
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(N) August got off to a great start for us; my team at work won a competition that took us on holiday for a week to the Pacific island of Rarotonga! It’s probably the best prize I ever won. The brochures describe Rarotonga as “a perfect circle of rock, whose centre is a volcanic peak draped in dense green jungle, which runs down to a beach of white sand lapped by blue sea”. Such is the po... Read Full Entry

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Paula gets involvedPaula gets involved
Paula gets involved

Cook Islands Cultural Night
Paula cycles in rural RarotongaPaula cycles in rural Rarotonga
Paula cycles in rural Rarotonga

On our 32km circuit of the island
Sea urchinsSea urchins
Sea urchins

Underwater Rarotonga
Picasso TriggerfishPicasso Triggerfish
Picasso Triggerfish

Underwater Rarotonga

26th April 2010

We WANT to go it looks amazing !
17th April 2011
Arai Te Tonga chief site

where is the marae ?
kia orana , i have lived in rarotonga for 14 years but never got to visit the marae , i am now living in new zealand and would like to know where the marae is situated ? thank you .
27th March 2013
Arai Te Tonga chief site

Response to your question
I am very sorry for the delay! Please see this link for good information. Best regards Nick. http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/document/Volume_12_1903/Volume_12,_No.4,_December_1903/Arai-te-tonga,_the_ancient_marae_at_Rarotonga,_by_S._Percy_Smith,_p_218-220/p1

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