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CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE: Border restrictions relaxed but tourists are still not allowed. NZ Covid case means no travel "bubble" in the near future
Controversial gay rights and water charge laws deferred
Speeding drivers warned after horrific crash
Hydroponics to boost food production on Penrhyn
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Most events in 2020 have been cancelled, but some are still planned
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If you're hoping to visit in 2021, you can find out what normally takes place when by looking at this
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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE COOK ISLANDS?
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The definitive guide to ALL of the Cook Islands....a trusted, independent source since 2004...created with help from and dedicated to the people of the Islands.  Kia Manuia (may you walk this way again)
HOW YOU CAN STILL EXPLORE THE ISLANDS
 "Around The Corner From Nowhere - The Cook Islands Rediscovered" is my new e-Book which blends my own first-hand accounts of visiting the islands with those shared with me by other travellers and islanders themselves. Full of fascinating facts, information and insight into all 15 islands.  Visit virtually for a new low price while you can't visit for real
 Click here to see the book in the Amazon store
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Islands remain Covid-free
Border closed with exemptions only for permit holders and returning residents who must undergo testing and quarantine. "Tourism travel bubble" plan dashed
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Home Island, Suwarrow
Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson called SUWARROW the most romantic island in the world.  It wasn't the inspiration for her husband's famous novel,  but it is a real treasure island in more ways than one.  More than a mllion seabirds live and nest there  inlcuding some of the world's rarest.  For 15 years it was also home to just one man.  And more recently, it was claimed as the capital of a new Russian empire!