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Welcome to Rarotonga!

A great welcome at the airport from Jake Numanga Senior, who has apparently been doing this for 20 years and has an MBE for services to tourism.
59. Rarotonga

August 12th 2009
(N) August got off to a great start for us; my team at work won a competition that took us on holiday for a week to the Pacific island of Rarotonga! It’s probably the best prize I ever won. The brochures describe Rarotonga as “a perfect circle of rock, whose centre is a volcanic peak draped in dense green jungle, which runs down to a beach of white sand lapped by blue sea”. Such is the po ... read more
Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga

Cook Islander Flag Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965 residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The e... ... read more
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