Joint Ventures

Joint Ventures are partnerships formed between a Cook Islander and a foreigner in business. The Business Trade Investment Board (BTIB) encourage joint ventures and with greater local involvement comes a greater chance of approval by the Board. Please refer to Part C of the Investment Code 2003 for more information on increasing local participation. We are happy to advertise Joint Venture (JV) opportunities on our website. This includes:

  • Cook Islanders seeking foreign partnership or
  • Foreign Investors seeking a Cook Islands partner(s)

Cook Islanders Seeking Foreign Investors

Joint Ventures with Cook Islanders are encouraged and the greater the participation of Cook Islanders the greater the opportunity for approval as an Investor in the Cook Islands. Please refer to the Investment Code Order 2003 for more information on Joint Ventures. We are happy to advertise Joint Venture (JV) opportunities on our website. This may work in two ways:

  1. Cook Islanders seeking foreign partnership; or
  2. Foreign Investors seeking a Cook Islands partner(s)The following businesses are seeking Foreign Investors as Joint Venture partners:

Seeking Investors

Rito Cook Islands

Opportunity for a Joint Venture Investment in a skincare, haircare and coconut oil products sourced naturally here in the Cook Islands.

Rito Cook Islands skincare is a family-owned business that started in 2011 and is located in Tikioki, Titikaveka. View their website:


Contact: Robert or Susan Wyllie on 00682 75951 or email [email protected].

Information Technology Business

This is an exciting and one of a kind opportunity in the Cook Islands! An online information platform business is looking for the right investor!  

Contact person: Fred Auora 

Email address: [email protected]

Papa Williams Pearl Farm

Opportunity for a Joint Venture investment in a pearl farm in one of our northern group islands Manihiki! Located in Tauhunu Village Manihiki Atoll.

Contact: Papa Williams on (682) 43053, (682) 24053

Or email [email protected]

Aitutaki Scuba Ltd

Seeking an investor to purchase majority of the business and local owner to maintain minority ownership.

Scuba Diving located in Aitutaki Cook Islands

Contact: Neil & Martha Mitchell 

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: +682 31703

DJ Ice

Seeking joint venture partner to expand existing business Ice making business based in Arorangi Rarotonga.

Contact: Junior Areai                          

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 682 24463


Over Beach Are's (Bungalow Units)

Seeking investors to purchase interest in a substantial well established high end beach front property on Rarotonga.

Investment in individual Are’s (bungalow units) are also available:

Contact: Tim Arnold
Phone: +682 29569

Or email [email protected]


Holiday Apartments

Seeking a joint venture partner to expand existing accommodation business.

Call BTIB office:

Phone: (682) 24296 

Or email to [email protected]




Oko Cook Islands

Oko Cook Islands is an online auction and ecommerce solution for both private and business sellers. Sell your stuff by auction or fixed price by using the simple selling system. Grab bargains 24 hours a day from sellers that make up the Cook Island’s newest and full-featured online buying and selling community.

Call BTIB office: 

Phone: (682) 24296

or email [email protected] 

Foreign Investors seeking Cook Islanders - Enquire Today!

If you are a Foreign Investor seeking a local joint venture partner, contact our Foreign Investment Team at BTIB by either calling our office +682 24296 or email [email protected] to be listed on our website.