Category Archives: Exhibits

The British Proclamation Declaring Protectorate over the Cook Islands

Rarest  and oldest historical document in the Cook Islands: The British Proclamation declaring protectorate over the Cook Islands, signed in 1891 (although declared earlier in 1888) returns to Cooks after restoration in Auckland.   Jean Mason, curator-manager of CI Library … Continue reading

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Royal Visit to the Cook Islands

More photos from the archival photo collection of CILAMS. These photos, which record the arrival of the Royal Family, for the opening of the International Airport in 1974, were taken by Bill Johnson, a former resident. Captain Mark Phillips and Princess … 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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