COOK ISLANDS (nz) SOCIETY

220 HANSON STREET, NEWTOWN, WELLINGTON

COOK ISLANDS (nz) SOCIETY INC. - ESTABLISHED 1964

KIA ORANA

Welcome to the Cook Islands Society a group based in Newtown, Wellington. We are a group that provides a point of contact and foster the interest and opportunities for all Cook Islanders residing in the greater Wellington area.

PASIFIKA FESTIVAL 2019

It's time for the Pasifika Festival again so come and the support of local Pasifika groups. This year the festival will be held at Odlins Plaza on 19 Jan 2019 starting at midday, so if you have some spare time come along and enjoy the day.

The attending Pasifika groups will be providing a variety of tasty cultural food, arts and crafts, Pacific beats, plenty of entertainment. The Cook Islands (NZ) Society has a stall selling vibrant Ei Upoko as a fundraiser. See you there.

HALL BOOKINGS

Looking for a place to hold your special occassion or have a location close to Newtown, Wellington for a visiting group, why not check out our facilities.

[ CLICK HERE ] To book our Hall for your special occasion or group.

BECOME A MEMBER

If you would like to become a financial member or just a supporter of our society click on the below link.

[ CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ]


HAVE YOUR SAY

The Cook Islands (NZ) Society would like to hear from you all particularly if you have anything you would like to suggest where you think the Society should be heading into the future be sure to share your ideas with us via our chair person click on the following email address to send your thoughts.

chairperson@cookislandssociety.org.nz

OPEN STREETS 2018

On Saturday 28 October 2018 the Cook Islands (NZ) Society joined in Te Ara Tapere ki Poneke / OpenStreets Celebration.

This event was held in Wellington City where various different groups came encouraged the general public to come and have a go at language and other activities available.

The Cook Islands Society encouraged the public to join in participate in the making vibrant Ei Upoko. The day was great with mild winds and plenty of sun and smiles it was great to see you there.

news, GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, WORKSHOPS

[ CLICK HERE ] to read about Open Day 2018.

[ CLICK HERE ] to read about Pasifika Festival 2018.

[ CLICK HERE ] to read about inaugural scholarship for BA of Health @ Vic Uni.

[ CLICK HERE ] to read about Cook Islands Soldiers of World War One.

PAREU NIGHT AT THE SOCIETY HALL

WIFI @ THE HALL

As part of our service improvements at the Cook Islands (NZ) Society we now offer free WiFi at our Hall, so be sure to indicate that you wish to use WiFi when you book our Hall,

[ CLICK HERE ] to book our hall for you special occassion.

FUNDRAISING

The Cook Islands Society are currently on a fundraising drive we thank those who participate for your support. Proceeds will support implementing new and improved services to our Hall.

Big thanks to all who have supported our monthly fundraising events.

From your support we have implemented free WiFi to those who hire the hall. We also purchased 10 new trestle tables for hall hirers and continue to do maintenance at the Hall.

EVENTS AND BOOKINGS

[company] events from: to: as at: [today=dmy]

JANUARY-2019

06-JAN
Venue Booking #5993
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use between 03:00PM and 05:00PM)

13-JAN
Venue Booking #5994
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use between 03:00PM and 05:00PM)

19 / JAN
Pasifika Festival 2019
Come and see us at the Olins Plaza Wellington Waterfront - Wellington Anniversary weekend..
(This event starts at NOON and ends at 06:00 PM)

[company] events from: to: as at: [today=dmy]

FEBRUARY-2019

02-FEB
Venue Booking #5584
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use from 03:00PM including the rest of the day and night then continuing tomorrow)

03-FEB
Venue Booking #6006
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use today upto 11:00AM)

16-FEB
Cook Islands (NZ) Society
Family Day for Cook Islanders with an Event in the Evening
(The venue will be in use from 09:00AM including the rest of the day and night then continuing tomorrow)

17-FEB
Venue Booking #4767
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use from 10:00AM including the rest of the day and night then continuing tomorrow)

17-FEB
Venue Booking #5893
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use today upto 09:00AM)

18-FEB
Venue Booking #5164
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use all of today as well as tomorrow)

19-FEB
Venue Booking #5165
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use all of today as well as tomorrow)

20-FEB
Venue Booking #5166
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use all of today as well as tomorrow)

21-FEB
Venue Booking #5167
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use all of today as well as tomorrow)

22-FEB
Venue Booking #5168
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use all of today as well as tomorrow)

23-FEB
Venue Booking #5169
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use all of today as well as tomorrow)

24-FEB
Venue Booking #5170
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use all of today as well as tomorrow)

25-FEB
Venue Booking #5171
The venue is booked for a private function.
(The venue will be in use today upto 12:00PM)

OTHER LINKS

COOK ISLANDS MAORI DICTIONARY

Free Online Dictionary of Rarotongan & Cook Islands Maori.

[ CLICK HERE ] to access the dictionary

TE PUNANGA O TE REO KUKI AIRANI INC

Ko toku Reo ko toku ia mana – My language is my power!
Our mission at Te Punanga O Te Reo Kuki Airani is to preserve and support the Cook Islands language, Culture and provide quality childcare and education to all our children who come though our doors.

[ CLICK HERE ]  to view more information.

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY

The Victoria University Cook Islands Students Association aims to empower Aotearoa-based Cook Islands youth to become successful and caring individuals.

[ CLICK HERE ]  to view more information.

P.I.C NETBALL

P.I.C Netball Club originated from the Pacific Islands Presbyterian Church, Newtown, Wellington NZ in 1953, to provide for the spiritual and recreational needs of its growing population.  P.I.C is a club with a strong proud heritage.  We have built and maintained a strong extended family environment for all our members.

[ CLICK HERE ]  to view more information.

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre was established in 1977 and serves as another link in the Newtown Community providing a variety of services to the local residents.

[ CLICK HERE ] to view more information.

SOCIETY CALENDAR

2018/19 COMMITTEE

CHAIRPERSON

Manea Allan-Moetaua

chairperson@cookislandssociety.org.nz

VICE CHAIRPERSON

Tui Tararo

vicechair@cookislandssociety.org.nz

TREASURER and

BOOKING MANAGER

Harry Meinders

treasurer@cookislandssociety.org.nz

ASSISTANT TREASURER

Desmond Tupangaia

treasurer@cookislandssociety.org.nz

SECRETARY

Moana Makapelu Lee

secretary@cookislandssociety.org.nz

ASSISTANT SECRETARY

Mata Raka

WCC AWARD