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|180,000 kilometers through 71 nation´s in a year and a day ...|
|Thousands of people in the Cook Islands lined the roads on 3 islands to welcome the Queen´s Baton on its long way back to Melbourne / Australia where the 18th Commenwealth Games begin 15 March 2006.
The 2006 high tech Baton designed in Melbourne has been welcomed exeptionally here. Starting in Takitumu village on Rarotonga the Baton also visited Manihiki and Aitutaki before coming back to Rarotonga.
As the Baton has a built-in camera and was accompagnied by some professional photographers. We are happy to be able to present you some amazing photos showing Cook Islanders with the Baton ...
|Author: Archi / Jan and May 2006|
A high Chief of Te Au-O-Tonga Margaret Karika Ariki carries the Queen´s baton 06.
The final touch. Prime minister Jim Marurai and his staff send the baton on its way. The
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