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  1. Photo by Patrick Poitevin taken in Mangaia, Cook Islands in 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    DARKNESS will fall over Ashbourne for a few minutes next month, as nearly 90% of the sun will be blocked out by the moon as it passes by. A partial solar eclipse is due to happen shortly before 8.30am on Friday, March 20 and astronomer Patrick Poitevin has described exactly what we will see in and around Ashbourne.

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  2. JA Solar's Wise Focus On The Emerging MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Seeking Alpha

    ... including a 350 KW Auckland Shopping Centre project (currently the largest project in New Zealand), a 1 MW Cook Islands Rarotonga Airport project, a 1.96 MW Tuvalu islands project, and a 550 KW Fiji Radisson Hotel project. Although these projects ...

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  3. 12 most romantic isles in the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | CNN

    ... Its lively little Avarua town might have the best nightlife in the South Pacific. Romantic rush: A sensuous Cook Islands dance show. Hot hotel: Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa , Muri Beach, Rarotonga , Cook Islands; +682 2 8150 There are good reasons ...

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  4. 'Oriental Express of seafood fraud'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Southland Times

    Over 1300 heavily subsidised Chinese boats are now licensed in the region with plans for a further 300 this year. Fishing with long-lines, many are targeting albacore tuna with some set to take over the exclusive economic zones of the Cook Islands and Samoa. 5 comments

  5. Cook Islands confirms chikungunya casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Crofs Blogs

    The Cook Islands ministry of health has confirmed seven cases of chikungunya on Rarotonga and the community is being urged to destroy potential mosquito breeding sites. Authorities in Cook Islands are urging communities to eradicate mosquito breeding areas.

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  6. Samoa Air commences services to...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Samoa News

    ... can get". And of course it's the safest by far he says. Samoa Air is also pursuing other agreements from the Cook Islands to provide an Air Service to the atolls of Puka Puka and Manihiki and on to Penrhyn Island. The Airline believes that that this ...

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  7. Shelley White has been appointed Resort Manager at Pacific Resort Aitutaki in Aitutaki, Cook IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    Shelley, originally from the United States, has spent the last 12 years as General Manager in an impressive collection of high end boutique properties in both Fiji and New Zealand which include Tongariro Lodge, Toberua Island Resort, Qamea Resort and Spa, Koru Sun Resort and Taveuni Palms. She is a highly experienced manager who has built a strong reputation in the South Pacific; Pacific Resort Aitutaki is delighted to have her join the team.

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  8. The world's most sand-sational beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Bures cost from about $NZ1189 a night, full board. vomofiji.com . TAPUAETAI (ONE FOOT ISLAND), AITUTAKI, COOK ISLANDS It's uninhabited, yet one of the most touristy beaches in the Cook Islands, so you may see another boat, and the (unstaffed) post ...

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  9. Aid fellowships focus on sport, culture, downplay science, gender issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Age

    ... from the University of Technology, Sydney, an institution that has hosted environmental officers from the Cook Islands being trained to identify and monitor the spread of potentially deadly toxin-producing microalgae. "Previously, [the program] ...

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  10. Gardening: Taro lore a sharing experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Teina Tangimetua, who has memories of taro cultivation and preparation on her home island of Mangaia in the Cook Islands. It was a thrill to hear the two telling stories about this important food staple. Taro travelled with Pacific peoples as they ...

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  11. Working out on water in the Cook IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Did you hear the one about the guy who tried yoga once at his local gym, figured downward dog and cat stretch poses weren't rocket science, so signed himself up to join a yoga retreat in the Cook Islands with five expert ... and very beautiful, yoga devotees ? No, you wouldn't have, 'cause I'm that guy; and I'm only ready to talk about it now ... OK? So listen up; 'cause it gets worse, for this won't be any old yoga retreat where one might retreat to the back of the class and hope no one sees one's distressing attempts to touch one's toes. 1 comment

  12. South Pacific tourism market is 'heating up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Colliers International has released its inaugural South Pacific Island Hotel and Tourism Report covering key South Pacific countries including Fiji, Tahiti, Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea , Samoa and New Caledonia. "The South Pacific tourism market is heating up after a long period in the shade," says Dean Humphries, national director of Colliers International Hotels.

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  13. ADB to Help Cook Islands Generate Solar PowerRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Scoop

    The Cook Islands' dependence on fossil fuels will be reduced under a project to build solar-powered plants on six of its islands, funded by the Asian Development Bank , the European Union , and the Government of Cook Islands. "Lowering the Cook Islands' reliance on fossil fuels will help free up government funds for other needs while improving national energy security and sustainability," said ADB Pacific Department Energy Specialist, Woo Yul Lee.

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  14. Growth as Pacific tourism heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Colliers International has released its inaugural South Pacific Island Hotel and Tourism Report covering key South Pacific countries including Fiji, Tahiti, the Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea , Samoa and New Caledonia. "The South Pacific tourism market is heating up after a long period in the shade," says Dean Humphries, the national director of Colliers International Hotels.

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  15. Stamps chronicle Capt. James Cooka s Pacific adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... Territory issued a $1 stamp in 1974 that shows Cook's ship HMS Resolution in icy waters. This 1920 stamp from Cook Islands (inscribed "Rarotonga") bears a portrait of British explorer Capt. James Cook, for whom the islands are named. French ...

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  16. Atua: Polynesia's Virile and Sacred Gods Reign Over Saint Louis Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | River Front Times

    Rarotonga, Cook Islands; Fisherman's god - "oramatua." Late 18th to early 19th century; wood, paint; 12.8125 by 6.125 by 5.875 inches; the British Museum, London.

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  17. Scientists Identify Coral in Ofu...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... The team, led by Stanford University marine ecologist, Stephen Palumbi set out for American Samoa and the Cook Islands, a location where they hoped to find evidence for more strong corals. They went armed with a coral stress tank, designed to mimic ...

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  18. November 2014-Amateur Radio Special Events CalendarRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | MT Shortwave Central

    ... World Wide Flora & Fauna Award (WWF). Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW and SSB. November 1 - 9 South Cook Islands, Just a reminder that Bill, N7OU, will once again be operating as E51NOU from Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cook Islands, between ...

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  19. Heartland XV ready for new frontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    The national rugby Heartland XV are looking forward to their latest venture to a new rugby frontier - the Cook Islands. Selected out of New Zealand-eligible Heartland Championship players, the side usually undertakes an off-shore tour every two years.

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  20. Niue bicolor stamps of 1920 popular with Cook collectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... island roughly 1,500 miles northeast of New Zealand. It was annexed to New Zealand in 1901 along with the Cook Islands. In 1974, it became a self-governing state in free association with New Zealand. Queen Elizabeth II remains its head of state. The ...

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