Cook Islands Newswire

Cook Islands Newswire

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  1. Head to Head Finalists announce joint summer tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Scoop

    ... collaborate and deliver a six-show summer tour spanning not only New Zealand, but kicking off in the beautiful Cook Islands. Fri 7th Dec at Rehab, Rarotonga Fri 28th Dec at Bev Ridges on York, Napier Sat 29th Dec at Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi Thu 3rd ...

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  2. Simon Wilson: A councillor took a holiday to the Cook Islands. It was ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... has everything you need to find your dream home. Councillors gone awol. Councillor Greg Sayers was in the Cook Islands recently. So, coincidentally, was Councillor Penny Hulse. She bumped into him in the Muri Night Market on Rarotonga. Hulse was on ...

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  3. Simon Wilson: A councillor took a holiday to the Cook Islands. It was recorded as 'council business'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    Councillors gone awol. Councillor Greg Sayers was in the Cook Islands recently. So, coincidentally, was Councillor Penny Hulse.

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  4. 10 abandoned hotels for the curious travelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | CNN

    ... pleasure palaces being left to ruin. This sprawling almost-resort along the coast road on Rarotonga, one of the Cook Islands, is still shown on Google Maps even though it has never hosted a single guest. The 200 rooms were tiled, plumbed, wired and ...

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  5. Cook Islands: The Birdman of AtiuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Birdman's home, is one of 15 islands scattered across two million square kilometres of ocean that make up the Cook Islands. It doesn't have the spectacular lagoon of Aitutaki or the tourist facilities of Rarotonga so it gets only a fraction of the ...

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  6. Government blindsided as Niue signs up to Chinese blandishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Southland Times

    China is believed to be offering the Cook Islands a deep water port in exchange for taking part in their Belt and Road Initiative China has "blindsided" New Zealand by signing a multimillion deal with the tiny island state of Niue - and is said to be on the brink of signing another with the tourism trophy that is the Cook Islands. The two are self-governing nations in free association with New Zealand, propped up until now by Kiwi aid and investment.

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  7. New Zealand cruise liner business with super yacht put on the market for $18 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... io or a sole operator with deep pockets looking to enter the luxury tourism market. The ship would sail under a Cook Islands-registered flag, and was capable of being self-sufficient at capacity for up to 30 days.

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  8. Death holds no fear after slice of life on heavenly AitutakiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... They shot it in Aitutaki and when I asked why, Yvonne sighed and closed her eyes. On subsequent holidays to the Cook Islands, I was too cheap (or broke) to cough up the extra $500 for the flight north, figuring a lagoon is a lagoon, and I was ...

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  9. Buddy, the lovable Rarotongan stray dog, meets his Kiwi family for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... of the week caring for him, giving him his medication and applying cream to his wound. With the help of the Cook Islands SPCA, Tanner-McCann hatched a plan to bring Buddy to New Zealand and find him his forever home. "He had such a beautiful nature ...

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  10. Taranaki engineer off to head water project in RarotongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Taranaki Daily News

    ... the water crisis following ex-cyclone Gita. "Effectively they're forming a state-owned enterprise for the Cook Islands Government, a corporation to run their water services and infrastructure," he said. "I visited a couple of sites and I was ...

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  11. Blue lagoons and relaxed pace welcome visitors to Cook IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Los Angeles Times

    If you're looking for a South Seas idyll, check out the Cook Islands. This tiny nation, made up of 15 islands in the heart of Polynesia, is a lot like Hawaii was 50 years ago, with a low-key pace and charm.

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  12. GirlBoss goes global: Young Auckland woman wins Facebook leadership awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... the GirlBoss community boasts more than 8000 members and before flying to the US Hilbertidou travelled to the Cook Islands to host workshops at four schools on the islands of Rarotonga and Aitutaki. GirlBoss founder Alexia Hilbertidou (centre) with ...

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  13. Rarotonga: Awesome days at easeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... everyone talks in a Kiwi accent. If the locals all seem Kiwi, it's probably because they pretty much are. The Cook Islands are self-governing in 'free association' with New Zealand, and all Cook Islanders are New Zealand citizens. The easiness is ...

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  14. Stuff's wedding of the week: Richard and JessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... for a mini-getaway the week after the wedding, which was lovely, and aim to go back to Aitutaki in the Cook Islands at some stage. Your photographer and favourite photo: Our extremely talented photographer was Emily Hugo Photography. It's too hard ...

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  15. Pacific Celebration of 125th Anniversary of Suffrage 18/9/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Scoop

    ... former kingdoms lost authority and power shortly after the French takeover during the latter part of 1880s. The Cook Islands have also had and continue to have a strong presence of female leaders. Currently on the island of Rarotonga, four out of ...

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  16. First look at the 2024 total solar eclipseRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2018 | Astronomy

    ... full width. On April 8, 2024, the Moon's shadow first touches Earth just north of Penrhyn Island, one of the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. That location will experience a 98-percent partial eclipse. Seventy-three minutes later, totality first ...

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  17. Air Tahiti studies A220-100, E195-E2 for international expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Air Transport World

    ... said. So far, the only international route for Air Tahiti is a twice-weekly service from Papeete to Rarotonga, Cook Islands. "But we are thinking about how to expand the regional network," he said. Adding jets also would be in preparation for an ...

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  18. NZDF helps restock Cook Islands LibrariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Scoop

    A project by Cook Islands authorities to restock the public library in the capital and set up satellite libraries in outlying islands received a boost with the recent delivery of about a tonne of donated books by the New Zealand Defence Force . Air Commodore Tim Walshe, the Air Component Commander, said a Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft on a scheduled flight to the Pacific delivered the books to Rarotonga.

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  19. The Cook Islands: The South Pacific's Best Kept SecretRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2018 | PRWeb

    Largely undiscovered by American tourists, the Cook Islands is an off-the-beaten-path tropical paradise with crystal clear lagoons and enchanting Polynesian culture, easily accessed with nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Rarotonga. Located in the South Pacific Ocean northeast of New Zealand, the Cook Islands are comprised of 15 major islands spread over nearly 850,000 square miles, offering untouched beauty and charm.

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  20. Outreach heading out againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Scoop

    Following the successful Far from Frozen programme in Niue in August, the Otago Museum team is about to pack up and head to the Cook Islands. With the continued support of the United States Embassy and Air New Zealand, a team from Otago Museum is travelling to Avarua, Rarotonga on 24 September to present a week of school sessions, shows and community workshops.

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