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Old photo revives story of courage and bravery

Tuesday 30 August 2016 | Published in Local

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A LONG-forgotten photo given to Cook Islands News by Auckland couple John and Tuaine Bailey has revived memories of three Cook Islanders’ remarkable feat in surviving 64 days adrift in a 13-foot boat, after what was to be a straightforward voyage from Manihiki to Rakahanga and back went horribly wrong.

A LONG-forgotten photo given to Cook Islands News by Auckland couple John and Tuaine Bailey has revived memories of three Cook Islanders’ remarkable feat in surviving 64 days adrift in a 13-foot boat, after what was to be a straightforward voyage from Manihiki to Rakahanga and back went horribly wrong.


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