Cook Islands


Cooks tourist office in Auckland

Last update: 16 Apr 2006

  Picture Date of first issue Date of last issue Type Description Remarks

1

1914? late 40s car R 12
(R 71)
R = Rarotonga
NPCC

2

late 40s early 60s car 156
black on buff
Fox collection
3 late 40s early 60s car 425
black on buff
Fox collection
4 early 60s late 60s car 1220-1392 1963 1000
Greenborough
5 early 60s Oct 1975 govt G/V/T 1-243  
6 late 60s Oct 1975 car 617-4078 white on blue
7 late 60s Oct 1975 truck CL 799-983 Cook Light cargo
8 Oct 1975 Sept 1981 car CC 40-4257 Cook Car
also mc
9 Oct 1975 Sept 1981 truck CL 93-484 Cook Light cargo
10 Oct 1975 Sept 1981 hire CR 47-294 Cook Rental
11 Oct 1975 Sept 1981 taxi CT 21-74 Cook Taxi
Klotz
12 Oct 1975 1989 govt VC 1-384 Klotz
13 Oct 1975 1989 govt VL 440-581  
14 Oct 1975 1993 CD DC 2 Greene
15 Sept 1981 1993 car MN 9-9996 for mc
often MN is cut off
1990 7438
16 Sept 1981 1993 truck CL 611-705 Cook Light cargo
1993 9196
17

Sept 1981 1993 truck CH 169-551 Cook Heavy cargo
 
18 Sept 1981 1989 govt GV 660-769 Government
(VH for govt heavy cargo never found)
19 1989   govt VC 3-473 Greene
20 1989   govt VL 425-612 Europlate
21 Apr 1993   car 6-809 still made in NZ, but with AUS dies 
very early ones have slogan stickers
1998 1477
22
later now car 811-194 kia orana = welcome

NZ dies
Aziz (#1)
23 Apr 1993 now pers SCUBA Europlate
24 Apr 1993 now mc AAA 277
AAC 755
Klotz
2002 AAF
25 Apr 1993 now pers NEB mc
Europlate
26 Apr 1993   hire RA 3-132 AUS dies
27 later now hire RA 174-26 NZ dies
28 Apr 1993 now hire RAA 19-391 mc
Greene
29 Apr 1993   taxi TA 4-80   
30 Apr 1993 now tr TAA 4-19  
31 Apr 1993   govt GA 4-55 AUS dies
32 later now govt GA 83-99 NZ dies
Europlate
33 Apr 1993 now govt GAA 18-66 mc
Greene
34 Apr 1993 now CD DC 1-5 Europlate
35   now govt PM Prime Minister
thanks to Petra and Erik
36   now govt DPM Deputy Prime Minister?
thanks to Petra and Erik
37   now govt Crown NPCC

If you have any comments, pictures or even plates, please drop me an e-mail.

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