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Cook Islands Knitters recognised for efforts during conflicts

Saturday 13 November 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Features

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Cook Islands Knitters recognised for efforts during conflicts
New Zealand High Commissioner to Cook Islands Tui Dewes with some of the knitting mamas, Mama Metua and Mama Iro. 21111218

Mamas were among those honoured as Cook Islands commemorated 103 years since the signing of the Armistice, which ended World War One (WWI). A crowd gathered at the Cook Islands RSA on Thursday for a remembrance service to mark the date and time WWI ended in 1918 and to honour those who have supported them and others in conflict.

Mamas were among those honoured as Cook Islands commemorated 103 years since the signing of the Armistice, which ended World War One (WWI). A crowd gathered at the Cook Islands RSA on Thursday for a remembrance service to mark the date and time WWI ended in 1918 and to honour those who have supported them and others in conflict.


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