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  1. ASTTA Table Tennis Tournament...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Samoa News

    ... you can contact me at 252-6659, or Dave Godinet at 258-9145," he said. At the 2011 Pacific Games host country New Caledonia dominated the game, where they garnered 3 golds, 1 silver and 4 bronze medals. To make comments, you will need to register . ...

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  2. Student chefs survive kitchen roastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Southland Times

    ... team dissolved into tears and then swearing. Nine teams from New Zealand, Japan, Taiwan, Tahiti, Australia and New Caledonia had one hour to prepare a meal incorporating New Zealand lamb, turned vegetables and demonstrate a precision cut. The school ...

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  3. Shellharbour councillor abandons ship for mayoral voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Illawarra Mercury

    ... home then I would "My wife will stay on the cruise with friends and I will pick her up on Friday ... she is in New Caledonia now." "The travel agents had to find a cancellation and fit me on a plane, it is school holidays so the plane was chockers. ...

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  4. Folk icon makes P.G. appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Prince George Citizen

    ... international courses taught through the B. Allen Mackie School of Log Building that began at the College of New Caledonia. This is especially relevant because it was because of that log construction instruction that this association between Mackie ...

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  5. New Caledonian, Chinese companies plan Vanuatu nickel partnershipRead the original story

    Tuesday | 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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  6. Goodman Fielder Appoints ReactiveRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    ... It manufactures its products in almost 50 plants across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Caledonia. ABOUT REACTIVE Reactive is an award-winning independent digital agency that provides digital strategy, design, development and ...

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  7. Pacific Islands Facing 'Existential Threats'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Scoop

    ... "unfinished business" of the UN in bringing closure to its work on decolonization especially in neighbouring, New Caledonia. Bigger and richer countries must be the burden bearer for smaller nations, so that "demonstrate the willingness to live as a ...

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  8. Review Of Books: No Longer An IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Scoop

    ... is part of the largely submerged continent of Zealandia, now the world's seventh continent, extending from New Caledonia in the north to Campbell Island in the south. In reviewing this book, I should note at the outset that I know the authors, which ...

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  9. The journey of Melanesians in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Fiji Times

    ... the group. Commonly known as "blackbirding" then, men and women from the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and other Pacific island countries soon followed them to Fiji. But people who were brought to Fiji from these countries during ...

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  10. Pacific islands facing - existential threats' need special attention, Vanuatu's leader tells UNRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | United Nations

    ... "unfinished business" of the UN in bringing closure to its work on decolonization especially in neighbouring, New Caledonia. Bigger and richer countries must be the burden bearer for smaller nations, so that "demonstrate the willingness to live as a ...

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  11. A380 superjumbo on world's longest flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... floaded to reduce the weight of the plane due to an increase in headwinds and one flight was forced to land in New Caledonia to refuel, again due to strong headwinds.

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  12. President Ligeard congratulates PM on election victoryRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Fiji Times

    Update: 3:30PM NEW Caledonian president Cynthia Ligeard has congratulated Prime Minister elect, Rear Admiral Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama on his victory at the general election. In a letter President Ligeard said: "On behalf of all the Members of the government of New Caledonia, I wish to offer you my congratulations on your victory at the General Elections on September 17," President Ligeard said.

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  13. Tasty Tech Eye Candy Of The WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... because more of that energy can be used when the wind isn't blowing and the sun isn't shining. The people of New Caledonia are building a beautiful solar farm in the shape of a heart. The solar panels will produce 2 megawatts of electricity and ...

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  14. Karate, volleyball is Fiji's Pacific Games' medal prospectsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Fiji Times

    ... the travelling squad and there were aiming to equal or better their performance at the 2011 Pacific Games in New Caledonia. "Last time, Karate won six gold medals at the event and this time our target is to either match that or do even better," ...

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  15. Summer is making a lovely return on Saturday and Sunday, with highs hovering around 80 both days.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Washington Post

    ... you just love solar power? Conergy does, as it plans to build a heart-shaped solar panel array on Grand Terre, New Caledonia's largest island. The 7,888 solar panels will produce energy for 750 homes. The efficiency of the planned array has the ...

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  16. French Island is Building Perhaps the Most Beautiful Solar PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Inhabitat

    Who says solar power can't be gorgeous? The people of New Caledonia are out to prove the naysayers wrong with what may be the most beautiful solar farm on the planet. The idea is to build a heart-shaped solar plant that will supply 2mW of solar power to 750 homes on the Pacific island, not only reducing carbon emissions, but enhancing the natural beauty of the plant's surroundings.

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  17. You'll fall in love with this heart-shaped solar power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Grist Magazine

    All solar farms are lovely, but this one will downright steal your heart. Once built, its 7,888 panels will form a four-acre valentine, visible only from above, on Grand Terre, the biggest island of the South Pacific archipelago New Caledonia.

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  18. Rebellion a " read the review, watch the trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    La Haine director Mathieu Kassovitz sets his sights on France's colonial legacy in this complex, intermittently gripping political drama. Inspired by the real-life hostage situation that erupted when a group of separatist rebels in the French South Pacific territory of New Caledonia seized 30 gendarmes in 1988, the film details the ways in which the looming French presidential elections resulted in a disastrous hard-line response that escalated a violent situation rather than containing it.

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  19. Mass murder of crows and pileated woodpeckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Examiner.com

    ... on crow behavior. As birds go, some crows are very intelligent. A species found on the South Pacific island of New Caledonia manufactures and uses tools from objects such as twigs. American crows also use tools and are adept at learning new tricks, ...

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  20. World Youth Championships 2014 ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | UKClimbing.com

    ... France. British... Last weekend the 2014 IFSC World Youth Championships in Lead and Speed took place in Nouma, New Caledonia. This annual event welcomed over 400 of the world's best youth climbers and saw some amazing performances set against the ...

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