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Event Programme for Lest We Forget the 500 Cook Islands Soldiers
April 15, 2015 @ 10:00 am - May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Lest We Forget the 500 Cook Islands Soldiers, Aue! Ko te ngaropoina uake ia tatou rima anere vaeau toa Kuki Airani, is an exhibition from the New Zealand Cook Islands Arts Collective commemorating the Cook Islands’ contribution of recruiting five hundred men from 1914 to 1918 leaving Rarotonga to serve for King and Country in the Great War. During the exhibition various events will be hosted at the Depot Artspace.
Living Memories: Saturday 18 April 11am – 3pm
Officials/relatives of soldiers share their memories, stories and songs of ancestors who served in WW1 along with musical performances from Tinitin Aronga Pakari Group.
Artist Talk: Sunday 19 April 12 – 1pm
With Nooroa Te Hira and Arnette Makimou Arapai.
Artist Talk: Sunday 26 April 12 – 1pm
Te Po Karioi Night of Entertainment: Saturday 2 May 4pm – 8pm
Join us for an evening of Cook Island dance, song and music plus artist talks to pay tribute to our soldiers.