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  1. Cook Islands To Benefit From Tropic TwilightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that this year's Tropic twilight Exercise will be conducted in the northern Cook Islands atolls of Penrhyn and Manihiki. "Tropic Twilight is a regular joint exercise in the Pacific involving the New Zealand Defence Force , the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade , and other countries with an interest in the region," Mr Brownlee says.

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  2. Cook Islands to benefit from Tropic TwilightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that this years Tropic twilight Exercise will be conducted in the northern Cook Islands atolls of Penrhyn and Manihiki. Cook Islands to benefit from Tropic Twilight Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that this year's Tropic twilight Exercise will be conducted in the northern Cook Islands atolls of Penrhyn and Manihiki.

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  3. Rarotonga: Triathlon with tropical viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... SS Matai. It lies a few hundred metres from the beach and would be the first, modest athletic task of my Cook Islands holiday. They call it the "boiler swim" - an 800m race around the shipwreck of the SS Maitai that sank just offshore on the Avarua ...

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  4. West Heath pear problem has residents watching the skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | IcWalsall

    ... warning of pear perils. There's a growing tally of recorded victims stretching back to 1777 when a concubine of Cook Islands' King Tetui of Mangaia was killed by a "falling green nut". In August, 2010, a 69-year-old sustained fatal injuries while ...

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  5. Unlikely big screen stars showcase Cook Islands rugby in new documentary filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Stuff.co.nz

    "One More Win" follows the Cook Islands Rugby team's bid to qualify for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Twelve months in the making, One More Win - the right to be counted follows the Cook Island team's campaign to play for a berth in the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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  6. Rarotonga: The Eagles have landedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... As you'd expect, with most things having to be imported, food in the islands is not particularly cheap, but Cook Islands' duty free is very good value, so every evening we enjoyed a low-cost extended happy hour. Rarotonga is the sort of place where ...

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  7. Cook Islands Prime Minister to visit New ZealandRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Scoop

    Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna will visit New Zealand as part of the celebrations marking 50 years of the special relationship between our two countries, Prime Minister John Key says. 14 August 2015 Cook Islands Prime Minister to visit New Zealand Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna will visit New Zealand as part of the celebrations marking 50 years of the special relationship between our two countries, Prime Minister John Key says.

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  8. [VIDEO] Kate Upton: I Really Do Love A Small BikiniRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | CBS Local

    ... she has with Sports Illustrated. Can you blame her when they take her to places like Aitutaki in the Cook Islands? But it's not a breeze being a model. "Getting on a hammock hanging from a boat is very difficult, surprisingly, because I can't get my ...

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  9. Fijians join celebrationRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Fiji Times

    FIJI was well represented in the Cook Islands' Constitution Day celebrations which marked the country's 50 years of self-governance, this week. The celebration on Wednesday brought people from all walks of life including the Fijians who reside in Rarotonga.

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  10. Cook Islands celebrate 50 years as a nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    John Key is escorted by a young girl at celebrations to mark 50 years of self-governance in the Cook Islands. Issues over crumbling infrastructure and continued calls for a voice on the United Nations have been pushed to one side as the Cook Islands grind to a halt for their big birthday bash.

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  11. Shenzhen art troupe performs at Cook Islands' National Day celebrationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Xinhuanet

    Members from China Shenzhen art troupe perform during the National Day celebration of Cook Islands in Avarua, the Cook Islands' main island, on Aug. 3, 2015.

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  12. Kiwi cash boost for ageing Rarotonga schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    A teacher became ill working at a damp and derelict secondary school in the Cook Islands, but that is set to change on the back of a gift from New Zealand taxpayers. Principal of Tereroa Colllege Tania Morgan said many of buildings at the school, which caters for more than 600 children were old, damp and had cracks in the wall.

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  13. Cooks celebrates 50 years of self-governmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Fiji Times

    Update: 1:00PM Hundreds of Cook Islanders have poured into the capital Rarotonga to celebrate 50 years of self-government. Today is Constitution Day in the Cook Islands and New Zealand has brought a large delegation to mark the start of its special relationship with the country.

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  14. Celebrating 50 Years Of Independence in the Cook I...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Scoop

    New Zealand First congratulates the government and people of the Cook Islands as they celebrate 50 years of self-government. Celebrating 50 Years Of Independence in the Cook Islands New Zealand First congratulates the government and people of the Cook Islands as they celebrate 50 years of self-government.

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  15. NZ commits $11.7 million to Cook Island schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... and who will build on the relationship our countries have forged over the past 100 years." Mr Key met his Cook Islands counterpart Henry Puna on arrival in Rarotonga today and will attend official Constitution Day celebrations tomorrow. "Thousands ...

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  16. Left behind - Pacific War baby welcomed by Michigan siblings almost seven decades after child's birthRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Northern Michigan News

    ... stationed in the South Pacific during World War II. Beren, 69, is part Jewish and part Polynesian. Born in the Cook Islands in 1946, he was fathered by an American soldier and a 16-year-old Polynesian princess. His calm, dignified manner belies a ...

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  17. New Zealand funds rebuilding of Cook Islands' national secondary schoolRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Xinhuanet

    The New Zealand government is to help fund the rebuilding of the Cook Islands' national secondary school to mark the 50th anniversary of self-government, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said Tuesday. New Zealand would contribute up to 11.7 million NZ dollars , Key said in Rarotonga, where he is taking part in the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Cook Islands self-governance in free association with New Zealand.

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  18. No seat on UN for Cook Islands, says KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand Prime Minister John Key with Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna on a visit celebrating 50 years of self-governance for the islands. Prime Minister John Key has quashed any hope of the Cook Islands getting a seat on the United Nations while visiting Rarotonga to celebrate 50 years of self-governance.

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  19. More aid for Cook Islands - John KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Sam Lotu-Iiga nd Te Uroroa Flavell. Prime Minister John Key has committed more than $42 million of aid to the Cook Islands on his arrival to the Pacific nation to celebrate its 50th anniversary of self governance. The money is to be spent on ...

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  20. PM pledges $11.7m for Cook Islands school rebuildRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Scoop

    New Zealand will contribute up to $11.7 million towards rebuilding the Cook Islands' national secondary school to mark 50 years of our association, Prime Minister John Key says. Mr Key has led a delegation of Ministers, MPs and New Zealand-based Cook Islands community leaders to Rarotonga to take part in the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Cook Islands self-governance in free association with New Zealand.

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