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“Market day” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Punanga Nui

Punanga Nui
Avarua, Cook Islands
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Ranked #2 of 18 attractions in Avarua
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: Saturday is the best time to visit this outdoor market where you can purchase fruits, vegetables, bedding and clothing.
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Market day”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I was a little disapointed on our second visit, there seemed to be less fresh produce and more touristy trinkets that when we went in 2007

Visited March 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

You are always sure to find something interesting here. Good place to find souvenirs to take home. Entertainment and general buzz of the place is great.

Visited December 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
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“Great Market!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

excellent way to mingle with locals and see some local food, clothing, activities. Easy to get around, and see all the stalls, they had some great singing and dancing on the stage at one end.

Visited December 2012
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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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“You must go to the Market when in Rarotonga”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We loved the market & the entertainment that appears to be continuous throughout the day. (It just carried on for a feww hours-It was outstanding) There is a high quality of goods sold at the market from a decent meal to traditional cook Island crafts. I recommend Chantells Pareu products and Te Vaivai products made by Dora. T shirt sails were a favourite of ours & you can also pick up some reasonably priced Black pearls from there. Make sure you visit the market on Saturday morning before you do anything else that day. That's my tip

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne
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“A fun morning out!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

It is worth a visit to the markets on a Saturday morning!
Some great food to eat and lots of other fun to wander around!

Lots of great local products available also!

Visited November 2012
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