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An island dependency of New Zealand in the south-central Pacific Ocean east of Tonga. Inhabited largely by native Polynesians, it was annexed by Britain in 1900 and made part of New Zealand a year later, becoming internally self-governing in 1974. Alofi is the capital.


(Placename) an island in the S Pacific, between Tonga and the Cook Islands: annexed by New Zealand (1901); achieved full internal self-government in 1974. Chief town and port: Alofi. Pop: 1269 (2012 est). Area: 260 sq km (100 sq miles). Also called: Savage Island


(niˈu eɪ)

an island in the S Pacific between Tonga and Cook Islands: possession of New Zealand. 2190; ab. 100 sq. mi. (260 sq. km).
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