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  1. Anthony Fillingim is the 2014 Latin Pro Tour championRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Surfing News

    The circuit run by the Latin American Association of Surfing Professionals concluded the six-event series in perfect wave conditions. The competition included surfers from the Latin countries of the American continent: Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Republica Dominicana, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Guadaloupe and Trinidad Tobago.

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  2. New Caledonia: Best of two worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    I'm not sure why New Caledonia has never been on my radar for a mid-winter break, but this year, when contemplating my options, it ended up on my short list. And thank goodness for that.

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  3. Antoine Albeau celebrates third consecutive PWA Slalom World Tour titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Surfing News

    Antoine Albeau has captured the 2014 PWA Slalom World Tour title, at Noumea, New Caledonia. The French bullet claimed his third consecutive trophy.

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  4. Hollande on first state visit by French president to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Channelnewsasia.com

    French president Francois Hollande is leading a major business delegation, and is trying to strengthen historical links and economic relations with Australia. French President Francois Hollande reviews the troops during an official welcoming ceremony in Sydney, on Nov 18, 2014.

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  5. Hollande pays first visit to Australia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Bangkok Post

    Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the first French president to make a state visit to Australia, pushing to boost ties almost two decades after its nuclear tests in the South Pacific drew fierce criticism of Paris. France's President Francois Hollande reviews a military honors during a welcoming ceremony at the Fleet Steps at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, on November 18, 2014 Hollande is leading a major business delegation and seeking to "strengthen the historic links and economic relations" between the two countries, his Elysee office said in a statement.

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  6. Hollande pays first visit to Australia by a French presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Francois Hollande is leading a major business delegation and seeking to "strengthen the historic links and economic relations" between the two countries, his Elysee office said in a statement. French President Francois Hollande reviews the troops during an official welcoming ceremony in Sydney, on Nov 18, 2014.

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  7. Powerful Sense of Unity And Hope From Climate Dial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Scoop

    Despite a dire yet powerful picture painted by Pacific leaders about the emerging climate crisis in the region, a High-level Dialogue on Climate Change between Pacific leaders and the French President has ended with optimism and joint commitment for action. The at-times emotional dialogue, which took place at the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in Noumea, New Caledonia, was attended by more than 150 representatives of Pacific community members, donors, other development partners and SPC staff.

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  8. Powerful Sense of Unity And Hope From Climate DialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Scoop

    Despite a dire yet powerful picture painted by Pacific leaders about the emerging climate crisis in the region, a High-level Dialogue on Climate Change between Pacific leaders and the French President has ended with optimism and joint commitment for action. The at-times emotional dialogue, which took place at the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in Noumea, New Caledonia, was attended by more than 150 representatives of Pacific community members, donors, other development partners and SPC staff.

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  9. Blazers aim for big thingsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Fiji Times

    That's how the Nadi Blazers women's rugby view their participation at the fifth Bayleys Fiji Coral Coast 7s tournament last week. Still new on the 7s block, the Nadi-based club made its debut appearance in Sigatoka last week and today they're flying off to Noumea to participate at the New Caledonia Invitational 7s tournament.

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  10. Pacific leaders want French president to take up c...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Scoop

    Pacific Island leaders are looking to French President FranA ois Hollande to take their compelling case for action on climate change all the way to the United Nations conference in Paris in 12 months' time. France will host the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris in late 2015, where a new, universal climate agreement is due to be reached.

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  11. Noumea travel suggestions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Ask MetaFilter

    I'm planning a long weekend in Noumea, New Caledonia the first week of December. Are there any attractions and/or shopping that previous visitors can recommend? Thanks!

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  12. Pacific cable project looks to...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Samoa News

    Another cable system across the Pacific believes it has what it takes to get the project under the sea where Pacific Fibre failed and be ready by service in 2015. The Hawaiki Cable that seeks to link Australia and New Zealand with the Pacific Islands and the United States has kept a low profile until now, but wants to establish its credentials with stakeholders in the region that are interested in an alternative to the dominant player, the Southern Cross Cable System.

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  13. French connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Fiji Times

    Prime Minister Rear Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama is flanked by Brigadier-General Luc de Revel and French ambassador Gilles Montagnier in Suva yesterday. Picture: Supplied In an interview French Embassy Deputy Head of Mission Jules Irrmann confirmed the visit was aimed at strengthening co-operation.

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  14. AS invited to 2nd Pacific Youth...Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Samoa News

    The 2nd Pacific Youth and Sport Conference will be held in Noumea later this year from December 2-7 and American Samoa has been invited to attend. Since February 1, close to 40 local youths have signed up for the trip.

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  15. Soccer training campRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Football Association has named a 29-member national training squad to prepare for the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. Simione Tamanisau, Pita Bolaitoga, Remueru Takiate, Maciu Dunadamu, Ilisoni Logaivou, Misiale Draunibaka and Benaminio Mateinaqara represented Fiji at the Oceania Nations Cup in the Solomon Islands in 2012.

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  16. Ocean Watch: The graceful green turtle inspires name for sailboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Craig and I bought the 37-foot French ketch in 1984 on the East Coast with the plan to sail it home to Hawaii. The first thing we did to prepare for the voyage was give the boat a Hawaiian name.

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  17. Trust grants to mark WW1Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    The South Otago Historical Society received $10,000 to help host a joint exhibition with New Caledonia in February 2015. The exhibition, titled ''Never a week goes by'', contrasts the experiences of the war on the two colonies and cultures.

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  18. Chinese firm secures mining deal in nickel-rich New CaledoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Chinese group JinPei has signed a pact with a firm in nickel-rich New Caledonia to mine and process the ore after the world's top producer Indonesia imposed a ban on exports of the metal. NOUMEA: Chinese group JinPei has signed a pact with a firm in nickel-rich New Caledonia to mine and process the ore after the world's top producer Indonesia imposed a ban on exports of the metal.

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  19. Twenty reasons to visit New CaledoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Bathed by clear blue waters and white-sand beaches, this archipelago makes for a heavenly holiday. Here are 20 more reasons to pack your suitcase and take off.

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  20. New Caledonia profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Newsday

    A French overseas territory in the Pacific, New Caledonia has seen deep divisions between its indigenous and European populations, notably over the thorny question of independence. Named by the British explorer Captain James Cook, who spotted similarities with the Scottish highlands, the territory was annexed by France in 1853 and became a destination for thousands of French convicts.

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