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The case of the missing islands: Tuanaki and Victoria.

Tuanaki, also known as Tuanahe, in the southern Cook Islands was familiar to people on adjoining islands, including some of the early colonial administrators in neighbouring French Polynesia, traders and whalers who occasionally stopped at Tuanaki to get supplies. In … Continue reading

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Manganese Nodules of the Cook Islands

Manganese nodules have been found in huge abundance on the seabed around the Cook Islands. ‘Manganese Nodules in the Cook Islands’ is a book by Stuart Kingan that details the research on this resources. Manganese nodules are concretions of many … Continue reading

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Alistair Campbell Exhibit

Currently on display the Cook Islands Library Museum is an exhibition of material on distinguished Cook Islands poet and man of words, Alistair Campbell. These are on loan from his family from 16 July to 16 August 2011.

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Kia Orana

Kia orana tatou katoatoa. The Cook Islands Library and Museum Society is a volunteer run Library and museum whose aims are to preserve the heritage of the Cook Islands.

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