Collection MS 1408 - Cook Islands Christian Church land deeds, land titles and maps.

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AU PMB MS 1408


Cook Islands Christian Church land deeds, land titles and maps.


  • 1840-1919 (Creation)

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15 volumes.

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Scope and content

This is a collection of land deeds, land titles and maps relating to land owned by the Cook Islands Christian Church. The land records relate to the Northern Group (Penhryn, Pukapuka, Rakahanga and Manihiki), the Southern Group (Aitutaki, Atiu, Mauke, Mitiaro and Mangaia) and Rarotonga (Avarua, Nikao, Arorangi, Titkaveka, Ngatnagiia and Matavera).

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By island group.

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Conditions governing access

Restricted access for reference.
This material will not be available for reference without the written permission of the General Secretary of the Cook Islands Christian Church or custodian or his/her personal representative. Access to the digitised copy will not be permitted unless prior written approval has been granted by the owner or custodian (or his/her personal representative) to a reader, which may or may not include permission to make paper photocopies or digital copies. No paper or digital copies will be supplied by the Bureau to other persons or institutions without prior written approval from the owner or custodian or his/her personal representative.

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  • English

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Existence and location of originals

Institution: Cook Islands Christian Church – Takamoa College
Address: Avarua, Rarotonga
Country: Cook Islands.

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Ownership and custodial history: This material is owned by and held at the Cook Islands Christian Church at Takamoa College in Avarua, Rarotonga.

Related material: PMB MS 1409, PMB MS 1410.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

3 June 2015




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