Cook Islands Newswire

Cook Islands Newswire

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  1. Three hurt by Air New Zealand jet blast in RarotongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... and standing in the blast zone has become a draw for thrill seekers. Witnesses told the the CI News site in the Cook Islands that the blast from the take-off was so strong that it threw the tourists to the ground, knocking one unconscious. "We don't ...

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  2. ANZ B772 at Rarotonga on Jun 25th 2015, blew over plane spottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | AVHerald

    An ANZ Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200, registration ZK-OKG performing flight NZ-45 from Rarotonga (Cook Islands) to Auckland (New Zealand), had backtracked Roratonga's runway 26 for departure, turned around and accelerated the engines for takeoff on ...

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  3. Ashburton deaths: Dad 'can't stop crying' for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in a garage to keep its battery ticking over. Ms George, who would have turned 32 next month, was born in the Cook Islands. A friend said she was a mother of five but the elder two stayed with relatives when Ms George moved to New Zealand. The ...

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  4. Tourists hurt by Air New Zealand jet blast in RarotongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... thrown to the ground, according to witnesses, with one being knocked out unconscious and the others injured. Cook Islands News reported the trio had been on a public road while watching the aircraft take-off from Rarotonga International Airport last ...

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  5. Three hurt by Air New Zealand jet blast in RarotongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and standing in the blast zone has become a draw for thrill seekers. Witnesses told the the CI News site in the Cook Islands that the blast from the take-off was so strong that it threw the tourists to the ground, knocking one unconscious. "We don't ...

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  6. Beneton Hotel Group, Pacific Resort Hotel Group Form AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Hotel Business

    Beneton Hotel Group, a division of Beneton Hospitality, and Pacific Resort Hotel Group have signed an alliance partnership agreement, which incorporates the Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa Rarotonga and the Pacific Resort Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. Alexander Chapman, founder & group CEO of Beneton Hospitality said, "We are ecstatic to enter to an alliance with the award-winning Pacific Resort Hotel Group, which provides a platform for future opportunities and growth within the Pacific region."

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  7. Stuff's wedding of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Stuff.co.nz

    What started as a joke turned into an exotic elopement to the Cook Islands, where even a little bit of rain couldn't dampen the magical atmosphere. How did you meet? We met on the internet six years ago.

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  8. Cook Islands: Touch of paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... was beautiful Aitutaki. This tiny island north of Rarotonga truly is paradise personified, the jewel in the Cook Islands' crown. An island destination better than any glossy brochure could ever promote. Vast white sandy beaches, a substantial ...

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  9. Principal MA ori academic appointedRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Scoop

    ... Hirini Matunga (NgA i Tahu, NgA ti Mamoe, NgA ti Porou, NgA ti Kahungunu, Rongowhakaata, NgA ti Paerangi (Atiu, Cook Islands)) as the University's Professor of MA ori & Indigenous Development. "This is the University's principal MA ori academic ...

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  10. $$$$$$ Background app's, 2degrees data roaming in the Cook Islands $$$$$$Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Geekzone

    So, I forgot to turn data off in my partner's phone at the airport, as she left for a week-long visit to Rarotonga to see family. I could also have turned on Spend Control, which I've used successfully in the past.

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  11. WW1: Sexual health pioneer was 'guardian angel of Anzacs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    But it's the inscription underneath that draws visitors to the Cook Islands cemetery: "Ettie A. Rout. Died 17th September 1936.

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  12. Writing MatiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Easy Reader News

    ... in Auckland, New Zealand, but she was from a tiny coral atoll called Manihiki, among the outermost of the Cook Islands, a nation that itself is a far flung village consisting of 15,000 people living on 15 islands spread across 690,000 square miles ...

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  13. Five of the best: Pacific Island escapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... waters of Aitutaki and its idyllic islands are captivating. Aitutaki boasts some of the best resorts in the Cook Islands, but there's something to suit all budgets. Kiwis have a soft spot for Samoa, says Rick, with its rich Polynesian history, proud ...

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  14. Book tells cyclone survival storiesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Scoop

    On a Saturday evening in 1997, waves as tall as coconut trees crashed over the sea-level atoll of Manihiki - a five-kilometre strip of land in the far northern reaches of the Cook Islands, separated from the country's capital by more than than 1000 kilometres. Cyclone Martin stole 19 lives and irreversibly changed hundreds more.

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  15. Man and boy in dinghy rescued from Pacific Ocean in 10-hour operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Dominion Post

    The New Zealand Air Force has helped rescue a man and 6-year-old boy from open ocean near Cook Islands. The New Zealand Air Force has found a man and six-year-old boy who were missing in a small dinghy overnight in the Pacific Ocean.

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  16. The Bachelor couple share holiday picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... in Bay of Plenty, a road trip back to Auckland, then finally an escape to the island of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. Green posted a cute snap of the two sitting atop their car in front of the iconic L&P bottle the Waikato town of Paeroa. The ...

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  17. Double success in Pacific island searchesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | Scoop

    A man and his six-year-old nephew, missing overnight in a 5m aluminium boat, have been found 70km north west of Manihiki Atoll in the northern Cook Islands by the crew of an RNZAF P3 Orion re-routed after originally being dispatched to search for two men missing off Kiribati. The two Kiribati men, missing since Wednesday, were in a 4.3m wooden boat overdue on a voyage from Maiana Island to Tarawa Island.

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  18. Helping to beat Cook Islands obesity epidemicRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Scoop

    Many of the resources we take for granted in New Zealand schools are scarce in the Cook Islands, says Lincoln University ecology professor Steve Wratten. Following a recent trip to Rarotonga to talk about sustainable fruit and vegetable production, Professor Wratten was able to give 10 of Lincoln University's binocular microscopes and lamps to the Cook Islands Ministry of Education.

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  19. Hawaiiki Hou: World Maori Film Festival CongressRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Scoop

    ... together with Derek Fox and Jaewynn McKay of Woven Pacific. The Rarotonga Maori Film Festival will occur in the Cook Islands later this year as part of the 50th Anniversary of Cook Islands Independence, hosted by Aotearoa House. Sydney Maori Film ...

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  20. Sepp Blatter: how Fifa 'tyrant' won football's loyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The First Post

    ... Djibouti and the combined weight of Argentina and Brazil is less than that of the British Virgin Islands, the Cook Islands and American Samoa, whose populations would barely fill the Maracana. Although votes in the presidential election are cast ...

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