The United Cook Islanders was a political party in the Cook Islands. It was established on 16 February 1968 in order to challenge the then-dominant Cook Islands Party and provide a more organised opposition. The party was organised by David Hosking and Taira Rere. Prominent members included former CIP cabinet ministers and Mana Strickland. The party did not initially have a formal leader, though Hosking served as "campaign leader"

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  • The United Cook Islanders was a political party in the Cook Islands. It was established on 16 February 1968 in order to challenge the then-dominant Cook Islands Party and provide a more organised opposition. The party was organised by David Hosking and Taira Rere. Prominent members included former CIP cabinet ministers and Mana Strickland. The party did not initially have a formal leader, though Hosking served as "campaign leader" At the 1968 election, the party ran on a platform of economic development, increased pensions, and good governance. It promised to end the autocratic style of government practiced by the CIP's Albert Henry, end family and party appointments to the public service, and ensure public service neutrality. The party won six seats, becoming the parliamentary opposition. (en)
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  • The United Cook Islanders was a political party in the Cook Islands. It was established on 16 February 1968 in order to challenge the then-dominant Cook Islands Party and provide a more organised opposition. The party was organised by David Hosking and Taira Rere. Prominent members included former CIP cabinet ministers and Mana Strickland. The party did not initially have a formal leader, though Hosking served as "campaign leader" (en)
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