Cook Islands Population: 10,777 – The 198th Country to visit our BLOG!


welcome COOK ISLANDS TO OUR BLOG! THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY!
 Background
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. The emigration of skilled workers to New Zealand and government deficits are continuing problems. Continue reading