Story: Cook Islanders

The island of Rarotonga

The island of Rarotonga

Rarotonga, the main island in the Cooks, is also the most mountainous and most populous. Most people come and go on the four-hour flight from Rarotonga to Auckland. Smaller planes and irregular boat services serve the more isolated outer islands.

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Carl Walrond, 'Cook Islanders - Migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 February 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015