Soft-cover books are selling for NZ$39.50 each. You can pay with a credit card, and books will be shipped to you from Auckland. If you’re on Rarotonga, you can pay online and collect your book from Cook Islands News; otherwise the girls in the front office are accepting payments of cash and cheque. CITC Mainstore and the CITC Duty Free shop at the airport are also retailing our book.
For your information, here are freight rates in NZ dollars:
NZ Couriers, overnight delivery, trackable, requires signature on delivery.Auckland delivery: $3.80 plus GST & FFF (flexible fuel factor, currently at 2.5% for May)Rest of NZ: $6.67 plus GST & FFF (flexible fuel factor, currently at 2.5% for May)Rural address charge of $4.45 plus GST on top of the standard pricing for any rural deliveries.Australia$13.06 standard airmail, no tracking, delivery 3-10 working days.$24.00 tracked satchel, delivery 3-6 working days.North America, UK & Europe$28.12 standard airmail, no tracking, delivery 3-10 working days$53.73 International Economy Courier, tracked, delivery 3-6 working days.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a charitable project and to cut costs we are using Cook Islands News’ online payment processing system. Once Cook Islands News — a partner in this project — recoups its investment, proceeds will begin to benefit Manihiki via the Cyclone Martin Charitable Trust (on the board of which are Manihiki people Niki Rattle, Kora Kora, and Ana Katoa).