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Cook Islands

Cook Islands Polynesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008 Reviews of American Sämoa, Hawai‘i, in Hawai‘i (CIN, 28 July 2007, 5). Niue, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Hundreds attended his state funeral on Wallis and Futuna are not included in 27 July at the Are Kari Oi Nui (CIN, this issue. 30 July 2007, 1). Landowners of two outer-island airports were dissatisfi ed with the Issues in the Cook Islands during the government. At one point Manihiki period under review highlight contro- Airport landowners, angry about versial government decisions as well as lease terms, initiated a forced airport some notable judicial and parliamen- closure by spreading debris over the tary amendments. Government indif- runway to render it unusable (CIN, 5 ference to voter concerns was refl ected July 2007, 1). They later agreed to in confl icts at Aitutaki and Manihiki a new lease arrangement for sixty airports, a drawn out debate over an acres of land at an estimated value of indoor stadium for the country, the nz$200 per acre (CIN, 1 Feb 2008, 1). sudden discontinuation of the vaka (One nz dollar was the equivalent of (district) council, unfair cost-of- living us$.69 as of 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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Abstract

Polynesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008 Reviews of American Sämoa, Hawai‘i, in Hawai‘i (CIN, 28 July 2007, 5). Niue, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Hundreds attended his state funeral on Wallis and Futuna are not included in 27 July at the Are Kari Oi Nui (CIN, this issue. 30 July 2007, 1). Landowners of two outer-island airports were dissatisfi ed with the Issues in the Cook Islands during the government. At one point Manihiki period under review highlight contro- Airport landowners, angry about versial government decisions as well as lease terms, initiated a forced airport some notable judicial and parliamen- closure by spreading debris over the tary amendments. Government indif- runway to render it unusable (CIN, 5 ference to voter concerns was refl ected July 2007, 1). They later agreed to in confl icts at Aitutaki and Manihiki a new lease arrangement for sixty airports, a drawn out debate over an acres of land at an estimated value of indoor stadium for the country, the nz$200 per acre (CIN, 1 Feb 2008, 1). sudden discontinuation of the vaka (One nz dollar was the equivalent of (district) council, unfair cost-of- living us$.69 as of

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Feb 11, 2009

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