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  1. Which island to go to on holiday?Read the original story

    Monday | Geekzone

    ... were from there) so where do you guys recommend I go next? Looking at heading away for 10 days or so. Cook Islands are good if you just want to stop (either in a resort or renting a house). Not a huge amount to do apart from relaxing and swimming ...

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  2. Which island to go to on holiday?Read the original story

    Monday | Geekzone

    ... were from there) so where do you guys recommend I go next? Looking at heading away for 10 days or so. Cook Islands are good if you just want to stop (either in a resort or renting a house). Not a huge amount to do apart from relaxing and swimming ...

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  3. Unwind in the Cook IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... LBV, a few steps up the road from Te Vakaroa Villas and Nautilus Resort. It offers barista-made coffee from the Cook Islands' own Coffee Company. Be sure to try the chocolate banana croissants. Coconuts: If the smiley locals nestled in their seats ...

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  4. Four centuries of Polynesian trade moved stone tools over 2,000kmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Ars Technica

    ... another modern form of analysis argues for at least four centuries of trade. The work relies on a site in the Cook Islands, which provided a rare archeological resource: an extended series of deposits that contained enough material that researchers ...

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  5. Clinton: US committed to security...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Samoa News

    ... with New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, whose country handles defense and foreign relations for the Cook Islands. Yet she pointed out that China's interests in the region are not necessarily the same as others, a point she also made clear ...

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  6. Sailors leave ancient 'fingerprints' across PolynesiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Science Blog

    ... colonisation. UQ School of Social Science researcher Professor Marshall Weisler said tools were taken to the Cook Islands from across the eastern Pacific from as early as AD1300. "Early Polynesians were mariners at the top of their game, bringing ...

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  7. MA ria George receives Fulbright-Creative ResidencyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Scoop

    Writer, producer and director Mria George is the first Cook Islands artist to receive the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writers Residency at the University of Hawaii. Writer, producer and director MA ria George is the first Cook Islands artist to receive the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer's Residency at the University of Hawaii.

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  8. Mīria George receives Fulbright-Creative ResidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Scoop

    Writer, producer and director Miria George is the first Cook Islands artist to receive the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer's Residency at the University of Hawaii. Miria is of Te Arawa, Ngati Awa, Ngati Kuki Airani heritage and is the co-director of theatre company Tawata Productions.

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  9. Tools tell story of Polynesian marinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | ABC News

    ... one of the greatest maritime migrations in human history. A detailed study of ancient tools from the Southern Cook Islands, published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pinpointed the artefacts' age and the geological ...

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  10. Changing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | BBC News

    ... from above was taken by Richard Sidey. Built on a coral bommie, it is one of many in Manihiki lagoon in the Cook Islands. Two men are pictured fishing in the pond of Xian Village, Guangzhou, China, in a shortlisted image by Yuyang Liu. While walking ...

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  11. Research: DEET and Repel protect against Zika carr...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Scoop

    ... in a growing number of countries commonly visited by kiwis including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Rarotonga and the Cook Islands. Commissioned by the New Zealand-based manufacturer of the tested products, Skin Shield Products, the independent field trial was ...

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  12. AIMS Games entries smash all recordsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Scoop

    ... some dramatically." There is even an international flavour to competition this year, with two schools from the Cook Islands (Nukutere and Apii Avarua) and Liahona High School in Tonga sending a total of 12 badminton players, with help from Badminton ...

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  13. 10 reasons to visit beautiful Cook Islands, South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    "Where's your happy place?" a friend asked me a few months back, when I was pondering where to go next. I had an instant answer: "The Cook Islands."

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  14. Rarotonga: Where to stay in the CooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The beachfront at Crown Beach Resort is the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail at sunset. Photo / Cook Islands Tourism Nautilus, at the top end of Muri Beach, is one of the newer luxury resorts on the island.

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  15. Elder Andersen travels throughout the Pacific, meets archbishop of BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... an area review of the Pacific took him to a few places he's never been before - Brisbane, Australia, and the Cook Islands. Elder Andersen and Elder Lynn G. Robbins of the Presidency of the Seventy, who accompanied Elder Andersen to the Pacific May ...

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  16. Just Play Reaches MitiaroRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Programme through a two-day facilitators' training course. This marked the 12th phase of Just Play here in the Cook Islands. The programme was well received by Mitiaro who had an amalgamation of school teachers and leaders from uniformed ...

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  17. Borrowers worried about student loans following second arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Press On-Line

    Ngatokotoru Puna, nephew of Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna, was arrested in January over student loan debt. Now he has company.

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  18. restcountries_py 0.1.2Read the original story

    May 29, 2016 | Python

    ... Island ------------------------- Flying Fish Cove Cocos (Keeling) Islands ------------------------- West Island Cook Islands ------------------------- Avarua Falkland Islands ------------------------- Stanley Faroe Islands ------------------------- ...

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  19. Whisky protects Polynesian parrotsRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    Rimatara Lorikeet - found only on Rimatara , Kiribati, Atiu Rarotongan Fruit-dove - found only on Rarotonga and Atiu Rarotongan Flycatcher - found only on Rarotonga and Atiu Chattering Kingfisher - found only in Society Islands and Cook Islands Invasive alien predators, especially rats , are the biggest threat to the birds of the Pacific region. Their spread across the Pacific has followed the movements of people, particularly Europeans, over the last two centuries.

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  20. Stop corporate overfishing off Cook IslandsRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    The Greenpeace ship Esperanza documented FAD free purse seine tuna fishing operations in Papua New Guinea west and central Pacific in November 2011. BirdLife Cook Islands partner, Te Ipukarea Society, takes a stand against purse seine fishing and the damage it is doing to Pacific fisheries The state of the marine ecosystems and the huge pressures on them from climate change , pollution and overfishing are big issues for BirdLife partners around the world.

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