Avarua Destination Guide
Explore Avarua in Cook Islands.
Avarua in the region of Cook Islands (general) with it's 13,373 inhabitants is a town in Cook Islands and is the capital of this country.
Current time in Avarua is now 12:10 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Rarotonga" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: . Since you are here already, make sure to check out Titikaveka, Ngatangiia, Muri, Avatiu, Avarua and Matavera. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Scooter tour through Avarua Rarotonga
I'm on the back of the scooter with my new fiancee driving, which is truely the most fun way to get around the island. I took a wee video of the scenery as we went through the main town of Raro, start...
A famous cook islands dancer
An island night at clubbana in April 2010 It was WONDERFUL! I guess she's the same girl
Cook Islands Holiday Guide - 2012 Dancer...
2012 dancers of the year Mere Darling (Taio) and Teariki Mateariki perform at the Punanga Nui Market (Wednesady 2nd May 2012). The market is now open on Wednesdays for trading, with farmers especially...
Punanga Nui market in Avarua Rarotonga ...
Visit mandarinmanmarktravelbriefs.blogspot.com for the stories behind the videos. A market targeted strongly towards tourists, but had a surprisingly amount to offer, and had good music too!
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Interesting facts about this location
Avarua (meaning "Two Harbors" in Cook Islands Māori) is a town and district in the north of the island of Rarotonga, and is the national capital of the Cook Islands. The town is served by Rarotonga International Airport and Avatiu Harbour. The population of Avarua District is 5,445.
Located at -21.21, -159.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
National Stadium (Cook Islands)
National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Avarua, Cook Islands. It is currently used mostly for rugby and football matches. The stadium holds 3,000 people and was built in 1984/85. http://www. worldstadiums. com/oceania/countries/cook_islands. shtml The Stadium is managed by the National Stadium Trust Board made up of individuals from CISNOC, the Private Sector and Government. The Stadium Trust Board employs a full time manager, Mr Rae Dyer.
Rarotonga International Airport
Rarotonga International Airport is the Cook Islands' main international gateway, located in the town and district of Avarua, Rarotonga, 3km west of the downtown area on the northern coast. The airport first opened in 1975 on the site of a former U.S. World War II base. In 2003, the terminal and departure and check-in areas were revamped at a cost of US$650,000. An $8.5m reconstruction project commenced in 2009 to revamp and expand the existing terminal facilities.
Geography of the Cook Islands
The Cook Islands can be divided into two groups: the Southern Cook Islands and the Northern Cook Islands.
Rarotonga is the most populous island of the Cook Islands, with a population of 13,095, out of the country's total population of 17,794. The Cook Islands' Parliament buildings and international airport are on Rarotonga. Because it is the most populous island, Cook Islanders may often be referred to as Rarotongan, but they may come from one of the other 14 islands in the group, such as Aitutaki or Mangaia. Rarotonga is a very popular tourist destination with many resorts, hotels and motels.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.