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  1. Video for First Cook Islands repatriates released home
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    First Cook Islands repatriates released home

    The first repatriation cohort have been released from final 14-day supervised quarantine at Edgewater Resort in Rarotonga to their families.  Pacific correspondent Mānia Clarke-Mamanu spoke with some Māori repatriates after weeks of imposed isolation.

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    Cook Islands tourism to strengthen Māori niche market

    Safely lifting the borders to international travellers is the next priority for the Cook Islands government, after the repatriation of its remaining residents stuck in Auckland by the end of this month. 

  3. Video for Cook Islands residents finally return home after NZ lockdown
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    Cook Islands residents finally return home after NZ lockdown

    The first group of Cook Islands residents have finally returned home to Rarotonga since becoming stuck in New Zealand due to the Covid-19 alert level 4 lockdown six weeks ago.

  4. Video for Māori relieved Cook Islands is Covid-19 free
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    Māori relieved Cook Islands is Covid-19 free

    The Cook Islands is officially Covid-19 free, as announced by Prime Minister Henry Puna following the negative results of more than 900 tests.

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    Cook Islands offers growers assistance to ensure food security

    The Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture is offering free seedlings, fertiliser, organic pesticides and tractor-work for growers and home gardeners to provide food security as part of its emergency COVID-19 support package. Food vendor, Tai Napa Tapuvae, is taking up the offer to supplement the family business income that has come to a halt.

  6. Video for COVID-19 brings Māori business in Rarotonga to a standstill
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    COVID-19 brings Māori business in Rarotonga to a standstill

    Although the Cook Islands remains COVID-19 free with negative results from all 275 tests, the countrys' tourism industry has come to a standstill.

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    Keeping safe in Rarotonga- COVID-19

    Although the Cook Islands remains at zero Covid-19 cases, one Māori working in Rarotonga has taken the pro-active step of self-isolation due to personal health issues.

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    Pacific Leadership Forum: Pasifika at highest risk of Coronavirus

    The Pacific Leadership Forum have identified their ethnicity as the having the highest risk of contracting Coronavirus. To combat that risk, the Aotearoa based leadership group has offered their services to help the government prepare their communities for the long fight ahead. In a statement the forum wrote, “This is a great risk not only to the Pacific communities, but also to the wider New Zealand population.”

  9. Video for Cook Island Māori photographer documents indigenous stories to the world
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    Cook Island Māori photographer documents indigenous stories to the world

    Cook Island, Māori photographer Alex King is proving what it means to be an indigenous photographer, documenting indigenous stories from around the world.

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    Microsoft Executive says: “Being Māori is my superpower”

    Microsoft executive Dan Te Whenua Walker (Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Maniapoto, Tūhourangi and Ngāti Kahungunu) says that Māoritanga has accelerated his career in the IT/Tech sector.

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