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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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Revision as of 14:14, 12 October 2009

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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.

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