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

    15 hrs ago | 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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  2. Pacific cable project looks to...Read the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  3. French connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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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  4. AS invited to 2nd Pacific Youth...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | 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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  5. Soccer training campRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | 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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  6. Ocean Watch: The graceful green turtle inspires name for sailboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | 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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  7. Trust grants to mark WW1Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | 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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  8. Chinese firm secures mining deal in nickel-rich New CaledoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | 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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  9. Twenty reasons to visit New CaledoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | 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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  10. New Caledonia profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | 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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  11. New Caledonian, Chinese companies plan Vanuatu nickel partnershipRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Reuters

    The South Pacific islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu are studying a plan to jointly mine and process nickel ores into refined metal to help produce stainless steel in China. The acting prime minister of Vanuatu, Ham Lini, has expressed interest in the proposal and has asked the partners to lodge a formal application to construct the smelter in his country.

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  12. Six Islands in a Single-Engine, Part 3: Where the 'South Pacific' Sky Meets the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Jaunted

    It's the stuff of headlines, when a pilot ventures away from familiar runways to embark on an epic aviation adventure in a single-engine aircraft, and it's exactly what Jaunted contributor Joe Corrigan is doing. Follow along over the next several days, as Joe shares trials, triumphs, and terrific images from flying to remote corners of the South Pacific.

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  13. Students excited about New Caledonia outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Taranaki Daily News

    Stratford High School's own haka will ring out across the graves of New Zealand's war cemetery in Bourail, New Caledonia, this week. A visit to lay poppies at the cemetery is one highlight of a 10-day visit by a group of 16 students there to experience French and Melanesian culture as well as life in a small remote village as part of a long-running school exchange.

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  14. Accent on cultural exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Taranaki Daily News

    Stratford High School's haka will ring out across the graves of New Zealand's war cemetery in Bourail, New Caledonia, this week. A visit to lay poppies at the cemetery is one highlight of a 10-day visit by a group of 16 students there to experience French and Melanesian culture as well as life in a small remote village as part of a long-running school exchange.

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  15. Reno teen climbers ascend global stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | KRNV-TV Reno

    You can tell Jenna Wang is a great speed climber without even watching her. All you have to do is listen.

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  16. Five great things to do in New CaledoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Whether you are relaxing in the water or lazing on the Isle of Pines' talcum power sands, New Caledonia will not disappoint. Photo / Megan Singleton The country is 400km long and its diversity runs from the rich iron-filled red earth of the south to lush tropical bush, waterfalls and white sandy beaches in the north.

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  17. New Caledonian artist selected at WOW 2014Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Scoop

    Press release Embassy of France in New Zealand Wellington, September 17th 2014 New Caledonian artist Florence Dosdane will be participating in the 2014 World of Wearable Art Festival in Wellington. With her very first submission to take part in the festival being successful, Florence was selected to present her creation in the Weta Workshop Costume & Film Section - Kingdoms of the east.

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  18. Stephens breaks through in New CaledoniaRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | ISeeekGolf

    New South Welshman Adam Stephens has won the 2014 South Pacific Open Championship at Tina Golf Course in Noumea, New Caledonia. Starting the round with a five shot lead Stephens got off to a shaky start when he made bogey on his first hole of the day.

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  19. New Caledonia's new five-star resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Spectacular 180-degree views of a lagoon the colour of a well-known gin bottle are the reward for our morning amble. Below, the distinctive Melanesian-style thatch bungalows of the new Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort and Spa can be seen; rooftop tribal motifs appearing as if to puncture the cloudless sky.

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  20. Shilton loses touch with leaders in NoumeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Brad Shilton's quest to claim the South Pacific Open Championship plummeted on moving day in New Caledonia as Australians continued to dominate proceedings at the Tina Golf Club in Noumea. Shilton, who was in a tie for second at the midway point of the PGA Tour of Australasia sanctioned tournament, bogeyed two of his first three holes today and never recovered from those early jitters to lose touch with leader Adam Stephens.

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