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Address: Ara Tapu, 0000, Cook Islands

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My Kinda Place!!!

Don't forget to pop in for lunch at The Mooring.... The food from Captain Moko and his wife is divine!!! Beware, it does get very busy...

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Waiuku, New Zealand
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Waiuku, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Don't forget to pop in for lunch at The Mooring.... The food from Captain Moko and his wife is divine!!! Beware, it does get very busy...

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Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Found this place by accident. It tells the story of the 7 vaka that sailed away from this harbour in the ancient times. Each vaka is represented by a stone. The seven stones are in a circle and have the names of the chiefs who set out to sail the Pacific looking for larger lands. They found NZ. Part of... More 

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Salamander Bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I went to the little church between Club Raro and Muri Beach – it was a great service – about half English and half their local language – they made us visitors very welcome and got us to stand up and sing a hymn (my singing is bad so that was a bit of a giggle) and then after the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

An awesome piece of Polynesian history. I couldn't wait to go and it was worth it. Thank you to the Cookies for respecting, preserving & commemorating This lovely harbour.

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Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The Ngatangiia Harbor is a beautiful spot, located directly across the road from the Ngatangiia CICC (Cook Islands Christian Church) which is constructed from coral rock. The harbor is the location from which seven vaka; large, twin hull sailing canoes, departed with the people that settled New Zealand around 1250 to 1300 AD and are the ancestors of today’s Maori.... More 

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

this habour has a lot of history behind it as it was the place that the canoes of the ci and the pacific had sailed from..good place for fishing and boarding

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Address: Ara Tapu, 0000, Cook Islands
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga

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