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Cook Islands

Cook Islands Polynesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2001 to 30 June 2002 Reviews of American Sämoa, French was overpaid; rather, those on the Polynesia, Niue, Sämoa, Tokelau, and lower scales were being underpaid Tuvalu are not included in this issue. (CIN, 3 July 2001, 1). Considering that inflation in the small nation was hitting a ten-year high, government For the Cook Islands, the period July workers who were generally on a 2001 to June 2002 was dominated by lower scale felt most of the pinch. The continued population decline, unpop- cost of a loaf of sliced white bread ular political party switches by mem- was reported as rising (in nz dollars) bers of parliament, cabinet shuffles from $2.80 to $4.20, and French and reshuffles, dengue fever, flooding, bread sticks from $1.20 to $2.40 ten-year high inflation, land contro- (CIN, 9 Feb 2002, 1). Economists versies, and immigration concerns. predicted that prices would rise even Political events in the country’s capi- further, while describing the govern- tal, Rarotonga, marked a year of ment’s B rating by Standard & Poor major challenges for its democratically as meaning that the country’s eco- elected government, great political and nomic outlook was fair http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2003 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

Polynesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2001 to 30 June 2002 Reviews of American Sämoa, French was overpaid; rather, those on the Polynesia, Niue, Sämoa, Tokelau, and lower scales were being underpaid Tuvalu are not included in this issue. (CIN, 3 July 2001, 1). Considering that inflation in the small nation was hitting a ten-year high, government For the Cook Islands, the period July workers who were generally on a 2001 to June 2002 was dominated by lower scale felt most of the pinch. The continued population decline, unpop- cost of a loaf of sliced white bread ular political party switches by mem- was reported as rising (in nz dollars) bers of parliament, cabinet shuffles from $2.80 to $4.20, and French and reshuffles, dengue fever, flooding, bread sticks from $1.20 to $2.40 ten-year high inflation, land contro- (CIN, 9 Feb 2002, 1). Economists versies, and immigration concerns. predicted that prices would rise even Political events in the country’s capi- further, while describing the govern- tal, Rarotonga, marked a year of ment’s B rating by Standard & Poor major challenges for its democratically as meaning that the country’s eco- elected government, great political and nomic outlook was fair

Journal

The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Feb 10, 2003

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