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Premiere Mobile, tablet & phone repair service of the Cook Islands
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Rarotonga is the capital island of the Cook Islands and has the largest population. The encircling lagoon is a major tourist draw for Rarotonga and there are many resorts all the way around the island. The most popular areas are the south-eastern corner at Muri where the the lagoon is deep enough for good snorkelling as well as the south and west coasts.
The island's present-day name stems from 'raro' meaning 'down' and 'tonga' meaning 'south'. The most popular version of its origin is that the famous Tahitian navigator, Iro, visited it once and some years later while on Mauke he met Tangiia who asked where he was going. Iro replied: 'I am going down to the south.' The Samoan voyager, Karika, is also reputed to have called it Rarotonga when he first saw it from the north-east because it was to leeward -- 'raro' -- and towards the south -- 'tonga'.
In 1997 Japanese archaeologists unearthed a previously unknown 'marae' -- sacred site -- on Motu Tapu, an islet in the lagoon at Ngatangiia. This is estimated to be 1500 years old which would put settlement much earlier than the legend of the arrival of Kainuku Ariki. Based on the evidence of fires, archaeologists have estimated that there was human life on Rarotonga about 5000 years ago.
RAROTONGA is the youngest island in the Cook Islands southern group and is physically unlike its other volcanic neighbors where erosion and periodic submersions have reduced mountains to gentle hills. Rarotonga's central massif is the eroded remains of a once mighty volcanic pyramid whose crags now form sawtooth peaks and razorback ridges covered with tropical jungle. These are separated by streams running down steep valleys.
Asking price NZD$ 450,000.00
ABOUT THIS BUSINESS
RaroShack is the Premiere Mobile, tablet & phone repair service of the Cook Islands and strategically located in the main town area of Avarua. RaroShack is an authorised SAMSUNG service centre for the entire Cook Islands and supplier of Brother printers and toners.
Located on the 2nd floor of the INGRAM building, opening Monday to Friday and then Saturday at the bustling Saturday market just across the road.
This business comes with existing and repeat clientele a 7 seater van, sedan car and motor bike, as well as all the specialised tolls and equipment that you will need to have you in business straight away.