French Polynesia Newswire

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  1. Pacific's stars shine at tableRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... up against Ocean Belrose. Women's semi-finalists are New Caledonia's Cathy Gauthier and Lea Lai Van, and French Polynesia's Melveen Richmond against New Caledonia's Ornella Bouteille. The Pacific Cup women's final hit-off at 2pm, with the men's ...

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  2. Controls on fruit and vegetable movements liftedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... from countries that have breeding populations of this fruit fly. These include Australia, New Caledonia and French Polynesia "It is a fact of life that from time to time there will be risk items and pests that breach the border. There is no such ...

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  3. Wright scores big win at BellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... and a 7.1. De Souza's compatriot and tour leader Gabriel Medina is also through, but Michel Bourez from French Polynesia must surf in round two. Bourez, who won last week's second world tour round at Margaret River in WA, was runner-up in his heat ...

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  4. Kerr scores narrow surf win at BellsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... Kerr made the final of last week's world tour round at Margaret River in WA, losing to Michael Bourez from French Polynesia. Australian Owen Wright scored the biggest upset win of round one on Easter Saturday, beating defending Bells Beach champion ...

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  5. Three cruise ships scheduled for...Read the original story

    Friday | Samoa News

    ... executive director David Vaeafe. Next to call on Oct. 6 is the 'Sea Princess' arriving from Bora Bora, French Polynesia for the day before heading to Auckland, New Zealand. The final caller is the 'Volendam' an annual visitor arriving from Honolulu, ...

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  6. Goway Unlocks the World's Most Exclusive Islands with New OffersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | PRWeb

    ... wanting to sunbathe or explore the reefs will want to visit neighbouring islands like Moorea and Bora Bora. French Polynesia's definitive honeymoon spots, these islands have shaped most people's ideas about 'Tahiti' with over-water bungalows and ...

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  7. L.A.'s Velveteria celebrates kitsch art formRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Miami Herald

    ... in translation, Baldwin said, since this genre has always transcended borders. It was huge in Hawaii and French Polynesia in the early to mid-20th century, thrived overseas during the Vietnam conflict and long has been the top (OK, maybe the ...

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  8. Beauty Diary: A Week On Francois Nars' Private Island In French PolynesiaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Racked

    ... Julia Sloan , VP of Global Communications and Fashion Relations for cosmetics giant NARS , headed to French Polynesia for a week-long press trip bopping between Bora Bora and Motu Tane , brand founder and Creative Director FranA ois Nars' private ...

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  9. Nz's Gift of Canoe Will Help...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Samoa News

    ... the crew in California from where they sailed down the coast of Central America, to the Galapagos and on to French Polynesia and the Cook Islands. From Samoa, the crew intends to go to Fiji, Vanuato and then on to the Solomons in time for the ...

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  10. Kiwi surfer catches big break with Tahitian airlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    Air Tahiti Nui says support for surfing is a good fit for the airline, with travellers targeted including baby boomers interested in the sport.

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  11. Orange unveils international partnership programmeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Group products, services and procurement activities as well as international roaming. Two operators - French Polynesia-based Vini and Portugal's Zon Optimus - have already signed up to Orange Alliance services, while additional partners from other ...

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  12. Orange launches global partnership programmeRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Total Telecom

    ... Optimus and Internet provider Zon Multimedia, and Vini, which provides mobile and Internet services in French Polynesia. Orange said it is in talks with operators in other countries and expects them to join in the coming months. "As it grows, the ...

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  13. What is the capital of French Polynesia?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Philly.com

    Answer: Papeete. Located on the island of Tahiti, the city is the government center of the group of 118 islands and atolls in the South Pacific.

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  14. Celebrity Buzz: Audra McDonald Is Billie Holliday, Bullets Over...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Playbill

    From A Time to Kill to Casa Valentina, A Look at the 2013-14 Season: The Plays With the 2013-14 Broadway season coming to a close this month , Playbill.com offers a four-part look at the current season.

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  15. Orange Announces 'Orange Alliance'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Light Reading

    ... approach covers: The programme has already attracted considerable interest among operators. Both Vini, a French Polynesia-based operator, and ZonOptimus, a Portuguese operator, have signed up to Orange Alliance services. Further partners from other ...

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  16. Against the tide: Raising your children on a sailing boat has its...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Independent

    ... part of a Puddle Jump fleet, an annual rally where sailors travel from the West Coast of the Americas to French Polynesia, that included more than a dozen "kid boats," as we call them. In the Tuamotus, we took Maia snorkelling and once inadvertently ...

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  17. Unleashed: Petersen's Instant, Lasting Impact With Kikaha, HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | University of Washington

    ... top pass rusher could join 16 other UW students on a cultural and anthropological study in the islands of French Polynesia, after it looked like he wouldn't be able to go. "This didn't happen for him until Coach Petersen arrived," said Chris ...

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  18. Marlon Brando's private island The Brando hotel opening on 10th anniversary of actor's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Daily Mail

    ... luxury resort called The Brando with rooms costing up to A 7,500 a night. Comprised of dozens of idyllic French Polynesia's islands, the breathtaking atoll, just 30 miles north of Tahiti, will boast 35 deluxe villas each with a plunge pool and ...

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  19. Kelly Slater's 'sharkbomb' shut down by dolphinsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Age

    ... or even the reflection of Slater himself. While the man himself, who may take on Brazil's Filipe Toledo and French Polynesia's Michel Bourez in heat three of round four of the Margaret River Pro on Wednesday if swell conditions improve by midday, ...

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  20. Florida Museum announces winners of student research awardsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | University of Florida News

    The Florida Museum of Natural History recently announced the winners of the 2014 Austin Award and Bullen Award.

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