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Discoverers of the Cook Islands and the Names They Gave

II. Cook Islands

II. Cook Islands


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Anon., 40 lepers from Northern Cooks, in: PIM 9(1938) no. 4, p. 55.


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a)Plate I, Hervey's Isles (Manuae);
b)Plate IV, Discoverys Island (Mangaia);
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Crocombe, Marjorie, They Came for Sandalwood, Wellington, 1964.


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b)Junior Mana and Maitoe Nootai, Teerui, Grade 6, p. 52;
c)Tom Crummer, The Story of Ru's Canoe and the Discovery and Settlement of Aitutaki, Grade 8, pp. 49–53;
d)Anon., Tangiia and Karika, Grade 8, pp. 55;
e)Maui and Tanga, The Battle of Kurukava (Atiu), Grade 8, p. 56.

Exham, R., Report of the Proceedings connected with the proclaiming of a British Protectorate over the Cook's Group, and a Description of the Islands, Publ. Rec. Off. F.O. 534/41, Inclosure in no. 18, pp. 30–32.


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Gibbs, P.E., Stoddart, D.R., and Vevers, H.G., Coral Reefs and Associated Communities in the Cook Islands, In: Cook Bicentenary Expedition (see: no. 110), pp. 91–105.


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Gilson, Richard, Some Administrative Problems in the Cook Islands, in: South Pacific 4(1950) no. 12, pp. 213–215, 232.


Gilson, R.P., Negotiations leading to British Intervention in Rarotonga (Cook Islands), in: Historical Studies, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 7(1955) 62–80.


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Hamilton, A., The Cook Islanders, Wellington, 1911.


Hillas, Julian, South Seas Paradise, London, 1965.


Hurley, John J., Letter on “United States Claim to Cook Islands”, in: PIM 37(1966) no. 6, p. 53.

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Joannides, C.G., Fish Production and marketing in the Cook Islands, in: CIN 20 Sept., 1972, pp. 2–3.


Kelly, Leslie G., Cook Islands Origin of the Maori, in: JPS 64(1955) 181–196.


Kloosterman, A.M.J., Self-Government for Cook Islands, in: The Marist messenger (N.Z.), Nov. 1965, pp. 29–35.


Kloosterman, A.M.J., The Origin and Structure of the Rarotongan Language, in: Advanced Teachers' Course, Maori, Rarotonga (1971), Lessons 19–20.


Kloosterman, A.M.J., Who Was Tangaroa?, in:

a)CIN 24 Jan., 1973, pp. 14–15; 25 Jan., 1973, pp. 6–7.
b)Cook Islands Library and Museum Newsletter, no. 10, Febr. 1973, pp. 4–10 (Revised).

Kloosterman, A.M.J., Myths and Legends of the Cook Islands, in: CIN 1973, Jan. 30; Febr. 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20.


Kloosterman, A.M.J., Geological History of the Cook Islands, in: CIN 6 March, 1973, p. 9.


Kloosterman, A.M.J., Cultural Evolution of the Cook Islands, in: CIN 7 March, 1973, pp. 11–12.


Kloosterman, A.M.J., European Discoverers of the Cook Islands, in: CIN 1973, March 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 28; April 4.


Kolff, John, The Economic Implications of Self-Government for the Cook Islands, in: JPS 74(1965) 119–124.


Marshall, P., Formation of the Cook Islands, in: Te Tuatua Apii, Cook Islands school Journal 1(1928) no. 4, pp. 102–104.


(Mason, Ronald K.), Frontier Forsaken. An Outline History of the Cook Islands, Auckland, 1947.


Mcbirney, W., Folklore Tales of Cook Islands, Collected, edited and versified by W. McBirney, Typescript in Cook Islands Library, (no pagination):

a)Vakatini (related by Pirangi Metua Tinomana Ariki, c.1913) (Origin of the name “Vakatini”);
b)Te Ana Takitaki (Atiu) (Inutoto and Takitaki or Paroro);
c)Te Ika a Tangaroa (told in 1912) (Story of European Castaway in Mangaia, c. 1550–1600);
d)Te Ika na Rongo.
e)Tupapaku Rua (told by Timotio of Arorangi, a very old man in 1909);
f)Ruatapu and Taruia (Aitutaki and Rarotonga tale from c. 1350);
g)Tangi-Moana (The Great Drum; Rarotonga);
h)Te Papaka (The Crab; Aitutaki tale);
i)Te Vei Tupa (The well of the land crab; Arorangi tale);
j)Otaua and Ikaroa (Aitutaki; c. 1820);
k)Ata-i-te-kura and Aupopo-te-ivi-roa (Rarotongan tale, c 1225);
l)Neke. Te Pouo Nukunoni and Te Tau i vaovaoka (Aitutaki tales, c. 1770–1824);
m)The Ovens of Tutaeuu-Putoa and Angaitu in Mangaia;
n)Neke o te Taua i Vaovaoka (Aitutaki tale, c. 1770–1824);
o)Ta-tei-te-rangi; Pukenga and Kuriri (Mangaian version; Aitutakian version);
p)Ureia and Paaki (Aitutaki tale, c. 1810);
q)Monokia (Aitutaki tale, c. 1500–1750).
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Megen, Pierre van, Les traditions des habitants des lies Cook, in: Anthropos 23(1928) 1053–1054.


Mills, G.F., Islands in the Shade. 60 Years of N.Z. Rule in the Cook Islands, Wellington (n.d.).


Northley, J.F., Self-determination in the Cook Islands, in: JPS 74(1965) 112–118.


Numa, John A., Ms on Cook Islands History, (n.d.).


New Zealand Crown Law Office, Akaputuanga ture i akatinamouia e te Federation o te Cook Islands ki te ra 9 o Julae, 1892. Abstract of the Constitution and Laws of the Federation of the Cook Islands, Wellington, 1892.


Percival, W.H., Cook Islanders escaped from living death. Iti Tangata Kuki Airani tei ora mai mei roto i te mate oraora ua, in: CIR 7(1967) no. 6, pp. 31–36.


Percival, W.H., Whaling - Cook Islands Style. Te Tu o te Patia Toora - i te Kuki Airani, in: CIR 8(1967)no. 4, pp. 33–37.


Percival, W.H., Wrecked by Reef and Hurricane. Parari i te Uriia e te Akau Toro, in: CIR 8(1976) no. 5, pp. 8–12, 14–19.


Premier's Department, Cook Islands, Population Census 1966, Wellington, 1968.


Reed, A.W., The Cook Islands, Wellington (n.d.).


Sahlins, Marshall D., Social Stratification in Polynesia, Seattle, 1958.


Savage, Stephen, A Dictionary of the Maori Language of Rarotonga, Rarotonga, 1962.


Shadbolt, Maurice, New Zealand's Cook Islands. Paradise in Search of a Future, in: National Geographic 132(1967) no. 2, pp. 202–203.


Shapiro, H.L., and Buck, P.H., The Physical Characters of the Cook Islanders, BMM 12/1, Honolulu, 1936.


Smart, B.A., The Cook Islands, Wellington, 1972.


Stone, David, The Rise of the Cook Islands Party, in: JPS 74(1965) 80–111.


Stone, David, Self-Determination in the Cook Islands: A Reply, in: JPS 74(1965) 360–374.


Stone, David, Self-Government in the Cook Islands, in: JPH 1(1966) 168–178.


Stone, David, Parties and Politics in Polynesia. Political Trends in the Self-governing Cook Islands, in: JPS 79(1970) 123–179.


Syme, Ronald, The Cook Islands, London, 1955,

a)Book I, The Coming of Man;
b)Book II, Life in the Islands Today;
c)Book III, A Tour of the Islands.

Tourist and Publicity Department, New Zealand's Tropical Provinces, Wellington, 1960.


Taira Rere (ed.), E Au Tua Taito no te Kuki Airani, Wellington, 1967,

a)Taira Rere, To Karika e Tangiia Taeanga mai ki Rarotonga nei, pp. 1–3;
b)Tuaheu Puna, Teerui Ariki, pp. 4–7;
c)Nooroa Kairenga, Te Iangaia o Manihiki e Rakahanga, pp. 8–12;
d)Waleeu Wuatai, I Akapeea a Pukapuka i riro mai ei enua, pp. 13–15.
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Wilson, S.D., the Record in the Cook Islands and Niue 1901–1945, in: Ross, A., New Zealand's record (see: no. 77), pp. 24–59.


Wilson, S.D., Cook Islands Development 1946–65, in: Ross, A., New Zealand's Record (see: no. 77) pp. 60–114.


Wise, K.A.J., A Preliminary Report on the Terrestrial Invertebrate Fauna of the Cook Islands, in: Cook Bicentenary Expedition (see: no. 110), pp. 55–64.


Wood, B.L., Geology of the Cook Islands, in: New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 10(1967) 1429–1445.