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CORONARIVUS UPDATE: BORDER RE-OPENED
Two way quarantine-free air travel with New Zealand is now allowed.The maritime border remains closed to all vessels other than authorised freight carriers
"Alert Level 1: Prepare" which means COVID-19 is not present in the Cook Islands and is controlled in New Zealand with no community transmission.
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Border re-opens between New Zealand and Islands
Focus moves to opening to Aussie tourists
Vaccine roll out continues at pace

ISLANDS' INSIGHT
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Only a handful of tourists visit MITIARO each year, even though it's a short flight from Rarotonga.  But visitors will discover a neat and beautiful place with crystal clear pools in limestone caves. The only freshwater lakes in the Cooks also cover two thirds of the island and  they're teeming with prawns and a type of eel that islanders compare to caviar
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Unique memories are the lasting souvenirs of a Cook Islands visit, but if you're after something more tangible there's everything from precious black pearls to a $3 note! 
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