Where is Niue?

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Niue is an island dependency of New Zealand in the south-central Pacific Ocean east of Tonga. Discovered by Capt. James Cook in 1774, it became internally self-governing in 1974. Alofi is the capital. Population: 1,490.
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What is the capital of Niue?

Answer . Alofi is the capital cityof the Pacific ocean nation of Niue . It has a population of 614 ( census of 2001). It consists of the two villages Alofi North (pop. 256) and Alofi South, where the government headquarters are located (pop. 358).

Is Niue a country?

Yes !.....Niue is a self-governing country in free association with New Zealand. A coral island of only 260 sq km, Niue is located about 480 km east of Tonga.

What does Niue mean?

I am from Niue and the word 'niu' means coconut, so 'Niue' meanscoconut island. im sexy m to take over our island, so we painted our clothes red (withdirt) and grabbed spears. That is how we earned the name "SAVAGEISLAND".

What is the population of Niue?

Last census in 2005 claimed the Niue population was at 1700 but that was unreliable because it was during a period of cyclone rebuilding when Niue had a large number of contractors ashore. The statistics department also count people who have left recently many of whom don't return. There is a tendan (MORE)

What is so special about Niue haircutting ceremony?

Like all Polynesian people, niueans love to celebrate. A major event for teenage boys is their "haircutting ceremony". Many boys keep a long tail of hair since childhood and this is ritually removed at a gathering held at the boys home, usually on a Saturday. Guests involved to the feast contrib (MORE)

What is Niues natural resources?

Niueâ??s natural resources are fish and arable land. Niue is asomewhat small island in the Southwest Pacific Ocean and has one ofthe largest coral reefs.

Who discovered niue?

captin cook was the person who discovered niue. but samoans were the first people to be on the island.

What is the unemployment rate of Niue?

10.7% (2006) I don't know where this 10% came from. If it came from the Niue Statistics department then it probably measures the amount of working age people that don't work for the government in which case it is an abomination. There is no real unemployment in Niue. Subsistence agriculture and fi (MORE)

What continent is niue?

It is a small island in the Pacific Ocean. New Zealand has had a significant role in its administration.

Did niue fight in war?

Please contact the Museum of New Zealand for World War 2 at the link below. We found no records of people from the Cook Islands (of which Nieu is one) serving with the Royal Forces from New Zealand. The Museum Curator or assistant could help you. They have an email contact on their web site.

What mitaki means in niue?

I'm pretty sure it means 'Good' . So when someone niuean ask's how you are for eg- . Malolo nakai A koe? . You would reply with-. Mitaki! . Though , i'm not sure.... .

When does a boy from Niue become a man?

A boy from Niue is considered a man during his hair cutting ceremony. Generally, they do not cut their hair from birth. When the boys become teenagers, a ceremony is held where women tend the hair, which had normally been cared for by their sisters, for the last time before it is cut.

What are common surnames in Niue?

Niue is an island in the Pacific Ocean. People that have the surname Niuean believe that their ancestors come from this island. It isnÕt clear if this is a common surname on the island.