Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Savage compendium of Cook Islands Language, History & Culture

Fiftyone years ago the New Zealand Department of Island Territories published a dictionary of the Maori language of Rarotonga. But the genesis of this seminal work dates from long before this – well over one hundred years ago in fact. … Continue reading

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Book Review Sir Edmund Hilary’ Autobiography

BOOK REVIEW by Luina Lynch, Secretary of the Cook Islands Library & Museum Council.  “Nothing  Venture, Nothing Win” – an autobiography by Edmund Hillary By chance, this was a recent selection from the Cook Islands Library.  As 2013 marks the … Continue reading

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AGM 2013

New Broom for Cook Islands Library and Museum Society On Tuesday night, 17th September 2013, the Cook Islands Library  & Museum Society Inc., held its AGM. A new council was elected. Biologist and well-known employee of the Natural Heritage Trust, … Continue reading

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