Rarotonga: Open for Business

Feb. 1, 2022, 1:21 p.m.

We have seen border controls increased for local and international travel during the most vulnerable times of Covid-19 however Rarotonga and the Cook Islands have opened their borders to Aotearoa for travel despite the entire country being under the Red Light due to public outbreaks in several parts of Aotearoa. Taarua Rangatira Maria Tuoro joins us from Rarotonga and shares some kōrero specifically about the impact of having open borders to Aotearoa and how they have an amazing 97% double vaccination rate throughout the Cook Islands. Taarua Rangatira Tuoro also says that people of Rarotonga also travel often and many have returned to whānau living here in Aotearoa.


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