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Kia Orana tatou katoatoa

My name is Salina and I am 12 years old, who lives in Cook Islands. Have you ever heard about Cook Islands?

Cook Islands is located in the South Pacific between Tahiti and New Zealand. There are 15 Islands, and 3 Islands are inhabited. In Cook Islands there are 18,000 redidence at the moment. In Cook Islands there are lot's of different spices of birds, fruit bats, coconut crabs, crabs, turtles, sharks, dolphins, whales and fishes.

My school Apii Te Uki Ou My school Apii Te Uki Ou is located in Rarotonga, the capital, in front of the ocean. In winter, from June to October we can see whales breaching and jumping.

In the school there are about 200 students from all over the countries. Of course locals, New Zealanders, Australians, Philippines, Switzerland, and me Japanese! There are two Japanese students who are learning at this school including myself. His name is Jiro and he is 6 years old. He is not my brother.

In Cook Islands the School is from 8am to 2pm. We have two breaks, at 10am we have morning tea time. In morning tea time we eat snacks, fruits, nuts and if they were hungry they might eats sandwiches, pastas and rice. At 12am we have lunch time. Lot's of people eat sandwiches and fruit. Asian people eat rice with something.