What began with the love of music, the start of a family and the strong belief in making the lives of Cook Islanders Better – Vonnias was born.
With seven locations country wide, it is testament to their love and passion for providing quality goods to the people of the Cook Islands.
Nia Heather – an avid music lover , talented musician and father opened Raro Records. A place were all muso’s would frequent to listen , play and purchase music and instruments. The store was always a buzz. Local music blasting on the speakers, Papa Nia occasionally on a ukulele or singing. You could feel the passion for our culture before you walked in to the store.
Yvonne Heather, a new mum quickly realised there was a need for baby goods on the island. Her passion for providing quality products at a reasonable price saw her open the doors to her first retail store .
Their family grew and so did their love for providing for our people . They combined their businesses and VONNIAS was born – a combination of Nia and Yvonne. The heart of not only their family but their company.
To make the lives of our people easier by supplying quality , reasonable priced products with ease. Creating a welcoming environment not only with our staff, but every person who walks through our doors or purchases from us online.