Paciﬁc Studies SeriesTe series is published by the Asian Development Bank to providethe governments of its Paciﬁc developing member countries withanalyses of economic and other issues. Te studies are expectedto shed light on the problems facing the governments and people of the Paciﬁc Islands, and to suggest development strategies thatcombine both political and economic feasibility.© 2008 Asian Development Bank All rights reserved. Published 2008Printed in the PhilippinesCataloging-in-Publication Data AvailableISBN: 978-971-561-691-1Publication Stock No.: 041708 Te views expressed in this book are those of the authors and donot necessarily reﬂect the views or policies of ADB, its Board of Governors, or the governments they represent. ADB does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in thispublication and accepts no responsibility for any consequence of their use.Te use of the term “country” does not imply any judgment by the authorsor the ADB as to the legal or other status of any territorial entity.ranslation to Maori was made by upuna Rakanui with the coordination of Mathilda Miria-airea.Photos—courtesy of south-paciﬁc.travel.