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AJ's Encyclopedia of Stamps & Philatelic Links


(a territory of New Zealand)
Including: Penrhyn Island and Aitutaki - see each seperately)

Cook Islands
The first postage stamps for the Cook Islands were issued in 1892. Some of the Cook Islands, such as Aitutaki and the Northern Cook Islands (known as Penrhyn) issue their own postage stamps.

Cook Islands:
Philatelic Bureau
Post Office (Box 200), Rarotonga
Cook Islands, Pacific Ocean

Aitutaki Post Office
Cook Islands, South Pacific Ocean

Penrhyn Post Office
Penrhyn Island
Northern Cook Islands, South Pacific

Cook Islands Stamp New Issues News

CIA Data on the Cook Islands
(self-governing in free association with New Zealand)

Location: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand

Independence: none (became self-governing in free association with New Zealand on 4 August 1965 and has the right at any time to move to full independence by unilateral action)

National holiday: Constitution Day, 4 August

Cook Islands - E-MAIL: [email protected] (currently not functioning with USA)

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