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  1. Maritime Cook Islands Technical Department ReconstitutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Marine News

    Maritime Cook Islands Reconstitutes Its Technical Department FourNew Senior Appointments to ProvideEnhanced Technical Expertise to Ship Owners Maritime Cook Islands , the international ship registry, hassignificantly enhanced its technical department with a series of senior appointments. The new department now has a much stronger presence in the key European market following the appointments of Paolo Favilli, Rachele Andreani, Brendan Smith and Andrea Emanuele Pippa.

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  2. McCully to visit Cook IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Scoop

    Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to the Cook Islands this week to undertake a range of meetings, including with Prime Minister Henry Puna and his Cabinet. "My discussions with Prime Minister Puna and his Cabinet will cover a range of matters including New Zealand's support to the Cook Island's tourism sector, which accounts for over 60% of national GDP," Mr McCully says.

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  3. Celebrity Nominees To Receive Fabulous Gifts at Secret Room Events Red Carpet Luxury LoungeRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | PRWeb

    ... will also be gifted much coveted ultra exclusive 5-star vacation packages courtesy of Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands' only member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection and The Reef by CuisinArt Anguilla, also a member of Small ...

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  4. National Academies Off To Promising StartRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    In fulfilling one of its visions to accelerate development of elite youth players in-country, the Cook Islands Football Association kicked off its national training academy programme last week. The programme follows the recent successes of Cook Islands' national teams that have performed well at Oceania tournaments in recent years and highlighted the need to further invest in youth football development.

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  5. Rarotonga driver's license changes welcomed to avoid further tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... on holiday visiting his family in Rarotonga. The cost of getting a scooter licence has risen to $90 in the Cook Islands, putting some tourists off hiring them. Local businesses are reporting a downturn in revenue as a result. Their sister Niki died ...

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  6. Pacific artist Michael Tuffery creating a memorial to Rarotonga's 'Forgotten 43'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... cemetery to commemorate the Kia Maumahara Maori Pioneers, or the Forgotten 43. So the images of the two Cook Islands soldiers standing point guard at either side of this carved gate show that one man will be carrying an artillery shell and another a ...

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  7. Dobbs sets early pace on opening dayRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Scoop

    ... Pincol, who shears in Canterbury, and Waipawa shearer Aaron Bell, who will shear in the World Championships for Cook Islands. The All Nations Senior shearing's 12 semi-final qualifiers, from 58 who took part in their heats, were headed by Jade ...

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  8. World Shearing Champs: Dobbs sets paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Pincol, who shears in Canterbury, and Waipawa shearer Aaron Bell, who will shear in the World Championships for Cook Islands. The All Nations Senior shearing's 12 semi-final qualifiers, from 58 who took part in their heats, were headed by Jade ...

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  9. Measuring changes in transmission of neglected tropical diseases,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Crofs Blogs

    ... lymphatic filariasis ( Wuchereria bancrofti ) measured before and after mass drug administration on Mauke, Cook Islands, malaria ( Plasmodium falciparum ) before and after a combined insecticide and mass drug administration intervention in the Garki ...

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  10. Singapore Concludes Open Skies Agreement With Cook IslandsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, Feb 7 -- Singapore today concluded an Open Skies Agreement with Cook Islands, according to the republic's Ministry of Transport. Under the agreement, the airlines of Singapore and Cook Islands will be able to fly any number of services between both countries with no restrictions on capacity or aircraft type, as well as beyond to any third country.

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  11. Washington Club Gets North Cook Islands Ham Back on the Air after Lengthy AbsenceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | QST

    Thanks to the generosity of members of the ARRL-affiliated Western Washington DX Club Pia "Papa Pia" Taraeka, E51PT, of Manihiki, North Cook Islands, is back on the after a more than 3-decade absence. "My interest in Amateur Radio started around 1962 as a radio operator working for the Cook Island and New Zealand governments," Papa Pia recounted on his QRZ.com profile.

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  12. Zambo's pink beach one of the world's best - " NatGeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Cathedrals Beach in Ribadeo, Spain; Anse Source d'Argent in La Digue, Seychelles; One Foot Island in Aitutaki, Cook Islands; Sunset Beach in Brunswick Islands, North Carolina; Lazy Beach in Koh Rong Island, Cambodia; Bowman's Beach in Sanibel ...

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  13. Work together is the Pacific gender wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Fiji Times

    Update: 4:29PM THE way to close the gender gap when it comes to climate change is to let men and women work together because there is a lot they can learn from each other. Melina Tuiravakai is the communications officer at Climate Change Cook Islands and one of 22 women in Fiji for a negotiators work for women working in environment.

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  14. Zamboanga's pink sand beach in Nat Geo's list of best beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Sun-Star

    ... * Cathedrals Beach, Ribadeo, Spain * Anse Source d'Argent, La Digue, Seychelles * One Foot Island, Aitutaki, Cook Islands * Sunset Beach, Brunswick Islands, North Carolina * Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Island, Cambodia * Bowman's Beach, Sanibel Island, ...

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  15. Why the Cook Islands is a South Pacific gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    "So how's your day going?" asked the post office lady as I bought some colourful Cook Islands postage stamps. The way she asked, I had a feeling she would've lent an ear if I had time to share the details of my day, which had gone splendidly.

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  16. Beautiful Manus - idyllic to ruinous in less than four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Asopa People

    ... east of Australia and Papua New Guinea. I have two favourite places in the South Pacific. The first is the Cook Islands, which are sprinkled north of the Tropic of Capricorn and the main island of Rarotonga. There are magical places among those ...

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  17. Why France must rethink Polynesia radio shutdown a "...Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | Scoop

    ... says. French Polynesia joins a growing list of Pacific nations without long range radio broadcast capacity. The Cook Islands next door turned down its AM signal after the state broadcaster was privatised in the early 1990s. For years after, Cook ...

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  18. Why France must rethink Polynesia radio shutdown - PFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Scoop

    ... says. French Polynesia joins a growing list of Pacific nations without long range radio broadcast capacity. The Cook Islands next door turned down its AM signal after the state broadcaster was privatised in the early 1990s. For years after, Cook ...

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  19. Rarotonga: The dogs of paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... it's a change that will take patience, respect and a lot of time - even longer in dog years. Details The Cook Islands SPCA can be found on Facebook. Charity organisations such as South Pacific Animal Welfare and the Esther Honey Foundation also help ...

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  20. Cheeky Snapchat users bare all in unique streaking contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... 'Looking for a ride to Raro!' Tickets for the party on the island of Rarotonga, the most populated of the Cook Islands, are completely sold out Ticket prices ranged from $1,499 for a bed in a shared room, to $1,999 for the 'lagoon front room' ...

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