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  1. PRHG Scoops Six Major Awards at the 2014 World Travel AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | PR.com

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group is in celebration mode once again after all three of it's Cook Islands properties were honoured at the 21st annual World Travel Awards, capturing six major awards on a special night for the hotel management company. This year's Australasia Gala Ceremony was held at The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi, India and it certainly lived up to it's reputation as the 'Travel Industry's equivalent to the Oscars.'

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  2. EIT Donates Nursing Books to the Cook IslandsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Scoop

    Student nurses in the Cook Islands have lots of extra reading to look forward to, with staff from EIT's School of Nursing donating textbooks to support their three-year training programme. Spearheading the book-donation drive, EIT's Assistant Head of School Nursing Jennifer Roberts asked her colleagues for textbooks they were no longer using.

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  3. Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Announce Six New Itineraries For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Travel World News

    ... one of the best wreck dives in the world. Departs October 14, 2015. Rates begin at $10,870. Fiji to The Cook Islands: Polynesian Discovery, 13 days: The ideal South Pacific getaway, this short escape will take you from Fiji's "Garden Isle" to ...

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  4. Agency hoping to save lives in the Cook IslandsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Scoop

    A book produced in the Bay of Plenty aims to keep the Mangaian people in the Cook Islands safe as they approach the cyclone season. Bay of Plenty creative agency hoping to save lives in the Cook Islands A book produced in the Bay of Plenty aims to keep the Mangaian people in the Cook Islands safe as they approach the cyclone season.

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  5. White Stripes Win First GameRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | PressReleasePoint

    ... an annual event. We would like to work with CIFA on an exchange program and would love to host a team from the Cook Islands" stated Brogan. The White Stripes will play a Rarotonga Selection today at 5:00pm at the CIFA Complex. A display of talent ...

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  6. Pick a WOW winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Southland Times

    Win a fabulous trip to the Cook Islands, by helping select a winner in this year's wonderful World of WearableArt show. Everyone who votes will be entered in our readers' competition, with the prize being five nights for two at the Pacific Resort Aitutaki, return flights courtesy on Air New Zealand, daily breakfast and free use of snorkelling gear and kayaks.

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  7. Pacific Island nations develop new strategies to c...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Scoop

    Billboards like this in the Cook Islands are erected across the country to educate the people about the consequences of diabetes. Image: CI Ministry of Health The number of people in the Asia-Pacific region suffering from diabetes is increasing every day, with now more than 138 million people estimated as having the disease.

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  8. Minister calls for electoral changes after Cook Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Scoop

    The Cook Islands still has no confirmed government more than two months after a general election. Allegations of fraud and bribery have sparked a poisonous political environment, as an Asia-Pacific Journalism journalist finds on a visit.

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  9. Volcanic cones regain Maori namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... will continue to be managed by the council's regional facilities arm. Rarotonga, which is also the name of the Cook Islands' main island, is roughly translated as "down south". But the hill above North Head has had its Maori name of Maungauika ...

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  10. Recommended Reading for the UN International Year of Soils 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Our World 2.0

    ... So let's start in Mangaia and Tikopia, two little dots in the South Pacific. Mangaia is the southernmost of the Cook Islands, while Tikopia is the southernmost of the Solomon Islands. Both were covered with thick forests and uninhabited until small ...

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  11. Pacific Resort Hotel Group Boasts South Pacific GM of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | PR.com

    Rarotonga, Cook Islands, September 06, 2014 -- -- Pacific Resort Hotel Group is proud to announce that that Deputy CEO Marcus Niszow has been awarded 'South Pacific General Manager of the Year' at the 2014 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence. The winners of the 2014 awards program were revealed last night during the HM Awards Gala dinner in Sydney, with over 500 guests gathered to celebrate excellence in all areas of the accommodation industry across Australasia.

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  12. Samantha Harris shows off amazing bikini body in the Cook IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Daily Mail

    'I feel photoshopped': Samantha Harris shows off her amazing bikini body as she poses in front of unbelievable tropical background in the Cook Islands It wasn't her amazing bikini body that Samantha Harris thought was photoshopped, but the tropical paradise she was posing in front of.

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  13. McCully welcomes Chinese counterpartRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | Scoop

    ... twelve months. "China is also an active development player in the Pacific region. China, New Zealand and the Cook Islands are working together on a major water infrastructure programme in Rarotonga and we want to cooperate more closely with China on ...

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  14. Pacific Island paradise foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... be the ultimate treat - something you will remember long after you have returned home again," says Matson. The Cook Islands are a popular midwinter escape for Kiwis and if you've been there, it's not hard to understand why. Conveniently, they use ...

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  15. Partnership to Increase Ocean Research & Conservation in NZRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Scoop

    ... pathways for our region's natural resources. New Zealand welcomes Conservation International to our shores." Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna also attended the launch. Puna highlighted the work CI has already carried out in the Pacific Islands ...

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  16. US/NZ to track endangered whales in RarotongaRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Scoop

    ... 6. Dr Horton said it would be only the second time the endangered Oceania Humpback whales are tracked from the Cook Islands. The last documented track was recorded by Dr Hauser in 2007. Dr Hauser's research showed several whales moved directly from ...

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  17. Aitutaki: Where the wild things growRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in his Aitutaki garden. Handily, he also hosts tours for visitors to the island. Bill first visited the Cook Islands in 1968 to run an orange juice cannery; he's lived on Aitutaki since 2002. When he married a local woman, Teetu, his new ...

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  18. Wish you were here... : Model Samantha Harris visits Honeymoon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... bit nostalgic. The 24-year-old Australian beauty is currently exploring the exotic New Zealand location of the Cook Islands for a photo shoot with Australian label Bec & Bridge. Surrounded by 15 tropical islands and crystal clear blue water as far ...

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  19. Animal attacks: The bite of the centipedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    I was togging up on the beach on Atiu, Cook Islands, ready to enter the ocean for a photo-shoot.

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  20. Pacific Resort Hotel Group Finalist at 2014 HM AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | PR.com

    ... About Pacific Resort Rarotonga Authentic Boutique Located in the South Pacific island nation of the Cook Islands, Pacific Resort is Rarotonga's leading full-service, authentic boutique resort situated in an unrivaled location on the glorious white ...

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