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Watch: Dancing and singing in Rarotonga greets Commonwealth Games Queen's baton

The Commonwealth Games' Queen's Baton has been greeted with singing and dancing in the Cook Islands – its first Pacific stop.

The baton is on a 388-day journey through Commonwealth countries and will reach its final destination Australia on Christmas Eve.

Sports groups, schools and clubs on the island of Rarotonga are taking part in the baton's journey around the island.

It’s expected to arrive in Tonga tomorrow and New Zealand on December 17.

The baton is on a 388 day journey and will reach its final destination Australia on Christmas Eve. Source: 1 NEWS