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Matavera Destination Guide

Explore Matavera in Cook Islands.

Matavera in the region of Cook Islands (general) is located in Cook Islands - some 3 mi (or 5 km) South-East of Avarua, the country's capital city.

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Time in Matavera is now 11:15 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Rarotonga" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: or Arorangi. Since you are here already, consider visiting Titikaveka, Ngatangiia, Muri, Avatiu, Avarua and Matavera. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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A brief look at Te Maeva Nui Cook Islan...

02:52 min ( August 17, 2012 by Wendy Evans)
Views: 2,912 - Rating: 5/5 - A short compilation from this year's Cook Islands constitution celebrations, held on Rarotonga in August. Includes video from the float parade, trade days and the dance competition ...

Exiting Avana passage

00:26 min ( July 17, 2008 by VAROrarotonga)
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Leaving Muri Lagoon via Avana passage on our way out to catch some fish

Cook Islands - Return to Paradise Part O...

06:48 min ( September 08, 2009 by cdonarski)
Views: 3,653 - Rating: 5/5

Craig & Jackie return to their beloved Cook Islands for a somewhat belated honeymoon. Part One shows off their amazing accommodation at Rumours Luxury Villas on Rarotonga. There's plenty more parts to...

Muri Beach Villa - Rarotonga

02:28 min ( January 13, 2008 by muribeachvilla)
Views: 42,314 - Rating: 4.66667/5 Here is a collection of photos taken from the Muri Beach Villa. Located on the beach of the stunning Muri Lagoon, it boasts amazing views, exceptional facilities and is within w...

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Interesting facts about this location

Geography of the Cook Islands

The Cook Islands can be divided into two groups: the Southern Cook Islands and the Northern Cook Islands.

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Located at -21.22, -159.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Geography of the Cook Islands


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.

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Located at -21.22, -159.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Oceania, Districts of the Cook Islands, Populated places in the Cook Islands, Rarotonga


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.

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Located at -21.22, -159.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Islands of the Cook Islands, Rarotonga

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.

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Located at -21.22, -159.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in the Cook Islands, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums, Rarotonga, Sports venues completed in 2002

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.

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Located at -21.22, -159.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Cook Islands, Rarotonga