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Cook Islands Newswire

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  1. Loading Docs 2016: ChangeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Scoop

    ... other and the land changes the way New Zealand farms kumara, our iconic indigenous crop. Aka'ou: Tatatau in the Cook Islands Dir: Robert George Prod: Lucy Cole Location: Rarotonga Against the odds an Englishman living with Cystic Fibrosis who has ...

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  2. 'It's food people recognise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... not get a job in Dunedin. Then it was back to his home city and jobs in various hotels, before a stint in the Cook Islands and then a return to Dunedin to study commerce at university. A year of tertiary study was enough for him. He recognised ...

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  3. Friday FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Magical Musings

    ... her own. She knows how to plan the perfect wedding, so planning her ideal holiday wasn't hard. She goes to the Cook Islands to enjoy the sun, sand and surf and everything else Rarotonga has to offer. She never planned on having a holiday fling, but ...

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  4. New Zealand overprints for Pacific Islands began in early 20th centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... perf 14 and perf 11. New Zealand's King George V stamps were overprinted "RAROTONGA" in 1919 for use in the Cook Islands, with denominations written in the Polynesian language. New Zealand's King George V Admiral design stamps were overprinted in ...

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  5. Kiwis reignRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Fiji Times

    THE Yogendra Dutt coached Fiji under-17 women's team bowed out of the Oceania Football Confederation under-17 Championship after going down to New Zealand 11-0 in the semi-final in Rarotonga, Cook Islands yesterday. The Kiwi's showed their class against Fiji side making its debut in the tournament to race away to a 7-0 lead at half time.

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  6. Student loan arrest could prompt others to address debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Ngatokotoru Puna, the nephew of Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna, said he would struggle to pay back the student debt. The first arrest of a student loan defaulter is likely to encourage others in the same situation to sort out their debts.

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  7. Loan arrest: Defaulter nephew of Cook Islands' PMRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Otago Daily Times

    The first person to be arrested in this country over excessive student loan arrears is the Cook Islands prime minister's nephew. Ngatokotoru Puna, 40, will be allowed to leave the country again after making a "significant" repayment, a court heard today.

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  8. Student loan defaulter says it's the 'worst experience of his life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Ngatokotoru Puna, the nephew of Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna, said he would struggle to pay back the student debt. A student loan defaulter arrested at Auckland Airport will be allowed to return to the Cook Islands after making a "significant" payment toward his debt.

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  9. Where Kiwis are planning to travel in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Stuff.co.nz

    But the Cook Islands could soon be replacing Fiji as the holiday hotspot of the Pacific, according to analysis of New Zealanders' travel interest and destination search trends. Hotel search site trivago.co.nz compared its most-searched destinations for travel in 2016 with the past two years and found that Rarotonga had the highest year-on-year growth of any destination, up 163 per cent.

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  10. Tonga Year of the Monkey pane can be folded into a sedan chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... label in the space next to the printed postage stamp in the pane. The Year of the Monkey souvenir sheet from Cook Islands is shaped like a monkey with an infant on its back. The souvenir sheets from each participating postal administration can be ...

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  11. NASA sees wide-eyed Tropical Cyclone VictorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | EurekAlert!

    ... a visible light image of Tropical Cyclone Victor. At that time, Victor's eye was almost due east of the Cook Islands. By Jan. 19 at 01:00 UTC when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Victor, the eye had moved southeast of the Cook Islands. ...

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  12. Jennifer Kilpatrick loses appeal after being sacked by Air New Zealand in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Daily Mail

    ... meat pies that should have been made available to customers on a return flight from Auckland to Rarotonga, Cook Islands. The Auckland woman was allegedly confronted by a male passenger over the incident, which prompted her to 'rudely berate' him for ...

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  13. Sydney, Melbourne top Kiwi travel picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Mercury

    ... year, showing interest in visiting major international hubs like Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong has waned. The Cook Islands is replacing Fiji as the Pacific Island hot spot, with the highest year-on-year rise of any destination, Trivago said. Sydney ...

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  14. Whale watching: Oceania experience highlights work...Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 17 | Scoop

    ... one of two found by locals washed up on the tiny island of Mangaia and their deaths were being investigated by Cook Islands-based whale biologist Nan Hauser. The young whales, which still had milk in their stomachs, were believed to have been killed ...

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  15. Tropical Cyclone Victor sidestepping Cook IslandsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 17 | Scoop

    Tropical Cyclone Victor appears to be sidestepping Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, meaning it is business as usual for the tourism industry. Graeme West, General Manager of the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation in New Zealand, said that Tropical Cyclone Victor appears to be sidestepping Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, meaning it is business as usual for the tourism industry.

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  16. Sodden summer: Storms to lash NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Rarotonga. Victor is expected to move slowly south on Tuesday to lie southeast of Niue and west of the southern Cook Islands. MetService said the storm was expected to die down mid-week, fading across Thursday, though it would still be powerful ...

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  17. Warning for Cook Islands as Cyclone Victor approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... predicted to bring sea flooding to low lying areas, and high seas are also expected. The rest of the northern Cook Islands are expected to see strong winds up to 46kmh, thunderstorms, heavy rain and rough seas. The south-west Pacific, including New ...

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  18. Tropical Cyclone Victor born in South Pacific Ocean, Cook Islands on alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | EurekAlert!

    ... On Jan. 15 a gale warning was in effect for Rakahanga, Manihiki, Suwarrow, Nassau and Pukapuka in the Northern Cook Islands. The NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland created an image of Tropical Storm ...

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  19. I Too Am AucklandRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Scoop

    ... within our communities. George Tereapii Grieg a third year law and arts student, who was born in Rarotonga Cook Islands and is Cook Island MA ori and New Zealand European. Arthur Ung who was born in New Zealand and whose parents come from Hong Kong ...

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  20. United Future leader Peter Dunne discusses his 'wonderful' Kiwi summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... an added bonus. While I've been to Rarotonga a number of times I've never actually made it to Aitutaki [in the Cook Islands] so that's one place - there's also a number of places in Europe I'd love to spend time in as well. One of my summer must-dos ...

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