New Zealand overprints for Pacific Islands -
Linn's Stamp NewsNew Zealand overprints for Pacific IslandsLinn's Stamp NewsThe last New Zealand stamp issue overprinted for use in Cook Islands was a 1966 New Zealand £1 postal-fiscal converted into a Cook Islands airmail stamp (Scott C9) with a three-line overprint showing an airplane, “COOK ISLANDS.” and “Airmail.” (This ...
Posted on 22 January 2016 | 8:21 am
World Postal Administrations - Linn's Stamp
World Postal AdministrationsLinn's Stamp NewsA. Afghanistan — Director of Posts, Philatelic Section, Box 1190, Kabul, Afghanistan. Details of services not provided. Aitutaki — Aitutaki Post Office, Aitutaki, Cook Islands, South Pacific Ocean. Details of services not provided.Government Agency ...and more »
Posted on 20 January 2016 | 1:16 pm
Tropical Cyclone Victor sidestepping Cook
Radio New ZealandTropical Cyclone Victor sidestepping Cook IslandsScoop.co.nz (press release)Tropical Cyclone Victor appears to be sidestepping Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, meaning it is business as usual for the tourism industry. Graeme West, General Manager of the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation in New Zealand, said that …18 ...Cook Islands atoll starts to feel cyclone VictorRadio New Zealandall 26 news articles »
Posted on 17 January 2016 | 6:52 pm
A sunny paradise with some shady people -
Travel WeeklyA sunny paradise with some shady peopleTravel WeeklyRichard Turen Fiji, Tonga and the Cook Islands were personal bucket list destinations before I could really afford a bucket. Any place located in the South Seas seems to awaken my curiosity about what life must really be like in Paradise. Surely, there ...
Posted on 14 January 2016 | 3:41 pm
Travel Lens: Don George's World - National
National Geographic Traveler Magazine (blog)Travel Lens: Don George's WorldNational Geographic Traveler Magazine (blog)There are so many islands where I've had special experiences—Carriacou in the Caribbean, Delos and Crete in Greece, Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. Blessed Bali! Any of the Hawaiian islands. And of course Shikoku, my wife's home island in Japan. Are you ...
Posted on 12 January 2016 | 1:35 pm
Aitutaki, Cook Islands: Kicking back at the
Posted on 11 January 2015 | 5:12 pm
Paradise found: Aitutaki Cook Islands
The Cook Islands are a magical place: they are an untouched paradise and so idyllic. Everywhere you look could come straight from a postcard: sprawling mountains, luscious tropical palms and the most insanely turquoise water I have ever seen. It really is ...
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 1:05 pm
Apprentice navigator Cesi Haʻo recounts her
In early August, during the last eight hours of the nine-day voyage of the Hōkūleʻa voyaging canoe traveling from Aitutaki, Cook Islands, to the islands of Sāmoa, adverse weather conditions obliterated any environmental clues to apprentice navigator ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:33 pm
Crystal steps into 2017
In 2016 the cruise line will offer 60 cruises with almost half at 10 nights or less and 27 maiden calls including Aitutaki, Cook Islands; Bandol, France; Kavala, Greece; Port Canaveral, Florida and Isle of Skye, UK. New overnight ports include Antwerp ...
Posted on 3 October 2014 | 10:54 pm
Tall Ship Picton Castle Responds to Mayday
AITUTAKI, COOK ISLANDS – It isn’t every day that a cruising yacht with engine trouble and damaged rigging is assisted by a 170-foot square rigger that looks like something from another era, but that’s just what happened when the 42’ sailing yacht ...
Posted on 6 August 2013 | 11:10 am