Tu Rangatira Awards 2023

Tu Rangatira Awards


Te Maeva Nui o Aotearoa New Zealand Charitable Trust will host its annual Tu Rangatira awards to celebrate  Cook Islanders who have made a significant mark on the world. These people have made advances in fields ranging from community service, to business and enterprise. The Tu Rangatira Awards is our opportunity to bring recognition to their achievements – giving each recipient a platform to share their strengths.

Tu Rangatira 2021


The Awards Gala Dinner will launch the three day Te Maeva Nui NZ festival. This festival has been celebrated in the Cook Islands for the last 58 years, capturing the essence of our cultural identity through music, dance, language, performance, food and also arts and craft.

Tu Rangatira Awards is one of the three pillar’s that hold the fort of the Te Maeva Nui NZ.
The Awards Gala the one and only event where we are able to celebrate an indvidual for his or her excellences in their fields.