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Kia orana - Cook Islands

After having landed at the Rarotonga airport, the Customs officer smiles to you and says: "Kia orana ! Welcome to the paradise on Earth".
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Kia orana means "hello" in the Cook Islands language. 
You can also use it to say "thanks".

Cook Islands: A tropical paradise in the South PacificThe Cook Islands are a group of 15 islands located in the South Pacific Ocean. They are a self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand. The Cook Islands are known for their stunning white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush rainforests. They are a popular destination for honeymooners, families, and adventure travelers.
The Cook Islands are located in the South Pacific Ocean, about 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) northeast of New Zealand. The islands are divided into two groups: the Southern Cook Islands and the Northern Cook Islands. The Southern Cook Islands include Rarotonga, the largest island in the group, and Aitutaki, which is known for its lagoon. The Northern Cook Islands include Mangaia, the oldest inhabited island in the group, and Penrhyn, which is home to the world's largest raised coral atoll.
The Cook Islands have a tropical climate with warm temperatures and high humidity. The average temperature ranges from 75 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit (24 to 29 degrees Celsius). The wet season runs from November to April, and the dry season runs from May to October.
The Cook Islands are home to a variety of plant and animal life. The islands are covered in lush rainforests, which are home to a variety of trees, plants, and flowers. The Cook Islands are also home to a variety of marine life, including fish, sharks, rays, and turtles.