Unique to Raro...Punanga Nui Market Day: Every Saturday.
Punanga Nui is an eclectic mix of all things Polynesian. Starts around 7am, finishes approx 12midday. Permanent and temporary stalls come together providing fresh fruits, veges, artisan breads, pesto & preserves, herbs, 'Ei katu and Ei kaki, flowers, pot plants, pearls, weaving, plaiting, clothing, art-works, carvings, music, entertainment, raffles, cooked foods, ice creams, fresh fish, Noni juice, CD's, souvenirs, trinkets, Tivaevae, tatoos, fund raising, cold drinks and coffee, visiting VIPs, you name it - it happens! Well organised and very tasteful.
Ruatonga in between the harbour and Avarua is where the Punanga Nui market is held. Mid-week, there is fresh fruits and vege, plus cooked foods. Several permanent stalls remain open on shopping days.
The Waffle Shack for some of the best coffee on the Island, open Tuesday – Saturday (market day) and Wednesday and Friday’s they should have Reuben Dearlove’s freshly baked almond croissants
Unique to Raro...Jetblast: every International arrival
Where: Rarotonga seawall on the North West side of the Island
When: All International flight arrivals for a blast and a great photo opportunity
Unique to Raro...island booth Photobooth, Rarotonga
Rarotonga is a popular wedding, conference, sporting and cultural destination, and there is only one Island Booth! You’ll need to check availability and have a 50% deposit handy to secure your date.
If yuou are interested, we recommend booking as-soon-as-possible
Ph: +682 71943
Check them out on Facebook or visit them at www.islandbooth.com
You can test drive the booth at the market, Saturday mornings.
We’re next to Kia Orana Gifts (Tarani’s Hut), and The Pearl Lounge, in the middle of the market.