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Rarotonga
59. Rarotonga

August 12th 2009
(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 more
Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga

Cook Islander Flag Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965 residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The e... ... read more
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17th April 2011

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

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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