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Two way quarantine-free air travel with New Zealand ONLY 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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Kia Manuia ("may you walk this way again")
There are no medals yet but one athlete has made history at the Tokyo Olympics.
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"Our people are naturally hospitable and friendly.  You don't often see an islander without a welcoming smile on their face.  And why shouldn't we smile?  We have so many things to smile about."
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MY COOK ISLANDS
Cook Islands child
Tiny NASSAU in the far north east is called lonely island by some and a small Garden of Eden by others.  It's just 11 degrees below the equator and it's very difficult to get to, which is probably why it's so unspoiled. Nearly half the population of 78 are children. But the most extraordinary sight is a rusting cargo ship in the very middle of the island
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