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NEWS FROM THE ISLANDS     An exclusive summary
CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE:BORDER EFFECTIVELY CLOSED
International and inter-island flights cancelled; cruise liners, yachts and pleasure craft banned; schools closed; events cancelled; NZ$61M of aid for people and businesses
IN OTHER NEWS: Virgin Australia to end flights to the Islands. Coral reefs show signs of recovery
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DISCOVER THE REAL COOK ISLANDS
"Around The Corner From Nowhere - The Cook Islands Rediscovered" is my just published e-Book which blends my own first-hand accounts of visiting the islands with those shared with me by other travellers and islanders themselves.
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Tiare
MAUKE is the garden of the Islands....and although it's only a 45 minute flight from Rarotonga, it's a world away in lifestyle. It also boasts the world's largest banyan tree and a church which was literally divided down the centre because of an argument over interior decoration. Visitors are few, but can expect great warmth and hospitality - 'ui tupuna' as islanders call it


The unique Divided Church