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== Getting started with Cook Islands research  ==
 
== Getting started with Cook Islands research  ==
  
The Cook Islands are named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770. The islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand. In 1965, residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand.  
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The Cook Islands are named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770. The islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand. In 1965, residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. For a more full coverage, go the the wiki site "Cook Islands (Includes Rarotonga)"<br>
  
== Genealogy<br> ==
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== Genealogy<br> ==
  
For more information about genealogies from the Cook Islands please see this article: [[Samoan,_Tongan_and_other_Polynesian_Genealogies|Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies]]<br>
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For more information about genealogies from the Cook Islands please see this article: [[Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies|Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies]]<br>  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
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*http://www.cook-islands.gov.ck/  
 
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*http://www.ipl.org/div/news/browse/CK/  
 
*http://www.ipl.org/div/news/browse/CK/  
*http://www.dfat.gov.au/geo/cook_islands/
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*cookislandsgenealogy-history.blogspot.com
  
 
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Getting started with Cook Islands research

The Cook Islands are named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770. The islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand. In 1965, residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. For a more full coverage, go the the wiki site "Cook Islands (Includes Rarotonga)"

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