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  1. Cook Islands: Family fun, Raro styleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the right island?" We all had a laugh about that one. The Customs man set the scene for our impressions of the Cook Islands - Rarotongans are friendly, have a great sense of humour and fun, but they're very much in charge of their own island, ...

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  2. 9 brilliantly bold Kate Middleton print dressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... The dress is designed by New Zealand-based company Tav Pacific NZ, with the fabric printed in Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. In April last year pregnant Kate chose a A 1,065 floral Erdem dress and blue suede heels to meet staff and pupils at ...

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  3. Netball boostRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Fiji Times

    ... Hoornweg's appointment, said she would be in charge of the team for the WNC qualifiers event in Rarotonga, Cook Islands in June. The former England coach will also guide the Pearls in the Tri-series Plus One scheduled for May 6-9 against Northern ...

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  4. Rarotonga: Big little paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... around, Ben Chapman-Smith reckons Raro's not so sleepy after all. You can take a deep breath and unwind in the Cook Islands, but once you've adapted to the change of pace, check out some of the local attractions. Photo / Getty Images A large store ...

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  5. US has given China a 'mission...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Suria

    ... Minister of China, Cui Tiankai, speaks to the media during a press conference at a resort in Rarotonga on the Cook Islands on August 30, 2012 - by Marty Melville "There is one thing that worries me a little bit, and even more than a little bit, is ...

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  6. MoreRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Art Daily

    ... as art, and not as ethnographical specimens. Highlights of the collection Head of a Staff God, Rarotonga, Cook Islands This magnificent sculpture is a sacred object from one of the rarest sculptural traditions in Polynesia. Formerly in the James ...

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  7. Watch - Zika Fever in Cook IslandsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Health authorities in the Cook Islands have reported an outbreak of Zika fever. This is the first time that Zika fever has been reported in the Cook Islands.

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  8. Royal visit: Designers tight-lipped about royal wardrobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Duchess wearing it at a dinner with the Governor-General of the Solomon Islands. The label has stores in the Cook Islands, Auckland and Honolulu and is retailing the dress, which comes in different colours including red and orange, for $325. "When ...

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  9. Royal visit: Designers tight-lipped about royal wardrobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Duchess wearing it at a dinner with the Governor-General of the Solomon Islands. The label has stores in the Cook Islands, Auckland and Honolulu and is retailing the dress, which comes in different colours including red and orange, for $325. "When ...

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  10. Cook Islands : Telecom Cook Islands launches its first 3G mobile broadband networkRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Hispanic Business

    ... and other devices at up to 21Mbps. The existing 2G technology provided a maximum speed of 238Kbps. All Telecom Cook Islands clients have been automatically transferred to the new 3G network and will have access to a range of compatible smartphones ...

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  11. Rarotonga extends Air NZ flights dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Stuff.co.nz

    Rarotonga has extended its multimillion-dollar contract with Air New Zealand to provide flights to the Cook Islands from Australia and the United States, but New Zealand's foreign affairs minister has guaranteed New Zealand aid money is not going to the airline.

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  12. Flight check: Air NZ to RarotongaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a f***ing junket for him. He should be back in Wellington working," says hubby, who has brought us here to the Cook Islands on a, er, junket. Hilariously, on the return flight (NZ45) we're joined by two young couples travelling together, with both ...

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  13. Long haul Cook Islands services renewedRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Scoop

    Air New Zealand has re-signed agreements with the Cook Islands Government to operate non-stop services between Rarotonga and Los Angeles and Rarotonga and Sydney.

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  14. Satellite sees newborn So. Pacific Tropical Storm MikeRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    ... Storm Mike in the Southern Pacific Ocean on March 19. Mike's formation has generated warnings for the Southern Cook Islands. NOAA's GOES-West or GOES-15 satellite captured an infrared image of newborn Tropical Storm Mike in the Southwestern Pacific ...

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  15. Pacific paradises you must visitRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... as untouched and safe. Few travellers venture beyond Fiji, but New Caledonia and Vanuatu in Melanesia, and the Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Samoa in Polynesia are the ideal south seas getaways. Aside from their comparative affordability, ...

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  16. Cook Islands: Memories of ancient maraeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    "They were execution stones. Captured warriors were brought here, their heads were placed on top of the pillar, then - boom - they were crushed with a rock."

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  17. TCI launches 3G, upgrades fixed broadband as O3b bandwidth goes commercialRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Telecom Cook Islands has announced that 3G W-CDMA-based mobile data services are now available to its customers on a commercial basis, initially on the largest island Rarotonga only, following 3G tests carried out during February 2014 with its existing 2.5G mobile data users with compatible devices.

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  18. $200 Off Air New Zealand FlightsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | SmarterTravel

    ... be booked by 11:59 p.m. on March 13. Apply promo code FLING200 for flights to Australia, New Zealand, and the Cook Islands; and FLING200LON for flights to London. Travel to the South Pacific is valid from March 11 through November 30; while travel ...

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  19. Rarotonga: A thrillseeker's paradiseRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... See pastreks.com I'm going to ride a 350cc Yamaha Grizzly Quad through the jungle, so I apply for a temporary Cook Islands driver's licence at the police station in Avarua. With licence in hand, I zip off on a scooter along the 32km coastal road to ...

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  20. Cook Islands in the South Pacific Chosen as Pristine Location for...Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | PRWeb

    Sports Illustrated is celebrating the magazine's 50th Anniversary with the debut of its iconic 2014 swimsuit issue photographed in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, according to John Petersen, GM North America for Cook Islands tourism.

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