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  1. Erupting Yasur Volcano, VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNN

    This past week I was in the tiny Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on business. Over the weekend, we flew from the capital of Port Vila to the tiny island of Tanna, where one of the most active volcanoes in the world is located--Yasur Volcano.

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  2. Tony Abbott an unlikely republican recruiterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... a mere knighthood is not enough, and would like to see Australians follow the enlightened Kastom people of Tanna, in Vanuatu, who quite rightly worship this great and visionary man. There would be no greater accomplishment in the long and patient ...

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  3. Prince Philip adds Australian knighthood to list of colourful titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... in some circles in Australia , residents of a remote village on the tiny south Pacific island of Tanna, in the Vanuatu group, are sure be rejoicing. There, villagers worship Prince Philip as a god . They believe Prince Philip, who visited Vanuatu in ...

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  4. 'Monumental'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Fiji Times

    ... South Pacific over 10 years. It is what you call "passionate about architecture". From the Solomons, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands, Tahiti, Wallis and Futuna, this book covers the modern built environment in each of these ...

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  5. Launch of Vanuatu Womena s Water Music DVDRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Scoop

    ... They are in New Plymouth to take part in the SCANZ artist residency and for the Aotearoa New Zealand launch of the Vanuatu Women's Water Music DVD. The Water Music dance involves the performers standing waste deep in the water, and slapping the ...

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  6. Launch of Vanuatu Womena s Water Music DVDRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Scoop

    Intercreate.org, Te Matahiapo Indigenous Research Organisation, Creative New Zealand, TSB Community Trust, the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki and the Intercreate.org community are honoured to host two members of the Leweton Cultural Experience, Sandy Sur and Prim Rose Wari who will attend SCANZ2015:water*peace in Nga Motu New Plymouth in January 2015. They are in New Plymouth to take part in the SCANZ artist residency and for the Aotearoa New Zealand launch of the Vanuatu Women's Water Music DVD.

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  7. Vanuatu: Isles of highs and lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Canada.com

    A man crosses Maniao River in the southern part of Vanuatu. On the South Pacific archipelago, a few hours' flight from Sydney, families live in huts and game is hunted with bow and arrow.

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  8. Aussie film to examine taboo loveRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Inside Film

    ... time to researching, casting and preparing to shoot Taboo, a novel romantic drama set on the island of Tanna near Vanuatu. The screenplay by Dean, his co-director/co-writer Martin Butler and John Collee, will follow two teenage lovers who risk their ...

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  9. Bill Weir welcomes you to 'The Wonder List'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | CNN

    ... the Dead Sea evaporation ponds in Israel. The sun sets atop Mount Yasur, an active volcano on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu, that has been erupting nearly continuously for centuries. "The Wonder List" crew traverses through the wild mangroves trees ...

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  10. Pacific Islands and ChinaRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Fiji Times

    VANUATU Foreign Affairs Minister Meltek Sato Kilman believes tapping into benefits accorded by larger countries are difficult to meet, especially for small island countries in the Pacific. Speaking to The Fiji Times before a high-level meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Mr Kilman said small island states did not have the capacity to meet some of the requirements to benefit from funds given by larger nations.

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  11. Donations in Kind recycles school kits for Vanuatu childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Age

    Island support: Rotary's Donations in Kind program member Brian Goldstraw sends medical and educational equipment to developing countries. Photo: Jay Cronan Exercise books were so scarce in Vanuatu schools that students had to rub out their work and use the same book, again and again, for the entire six years of primary school.

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  12. Protect every child's right to educationRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Crikey

    ... River Road (the Kimberley) and the Young Mob Leaders Program (Sydney), and education projects in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. The Young Mob Leaders Program requires $1.2 million next year. The program helps young Aboriginal ...

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  13. Tips and advice for travelling with teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... complete list, including Hollybank Treetops Adventure in Tasmania. In the Pacific, try the Jungle Zipline in Efate, Vanuatu. While not quite as safe, skiing is considered "cool" for teens. Val Thorens in the French Alps is party central, with ...

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  14. China, India to court Pacific nations in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... expected to be represented at the talks along with Fiji include Samoa, Tonga, the Cook Islands, Niue, Nauru, Vanuatu and the Federated States of Micronesia. Vanuatu's Foreign Affairs Minister, Sato Kilman who will meet Modi before his premier Joe ...

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  15. Vanuatu: Isles of highs and lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... of four had arrived late the night before at the Warwick Le Lagon Resort and Spa, one of the five big hotels on Vanuatu's main island of Efate. The flashlight was a loaner from a porter. He wanted it back. Now. Vanuatu is still one of the South ...

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  16. Even in paradise, bumps are part of the terrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... it?" had arrived late the night before at the Warwick Le Lagon Resort and Spa, one of the five big hotels on Vanuatu's main island of Efate. The flashlight was a loaner from a porter. He wanted it back. Now. A man crosses Maniao River in the Vanuatu ...

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

    Oct 28, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... to the main cables with optical add-drop multiplexers will then connect islands such as Norfolk, NoumA a, Vanuatu, Fiji, the Wallis and Futuna, Samoa and American Samoa. The total length of the cable would be 14,000 kilometres including the ...

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  18. Piece Of Australia Found Under Vanuatu Where Prince Philip Is Worshipped As GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | International Business Times

    Previous geological conclusion had the scientists thinking that the volcanic Vanuatu islands were void of any geological activity. But the recent discovery found that volcanic rocks underneath the island are consisting of tiny crystals of mineral called zircon dated up to 3 billion years ago.

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  19. 'Cyclones for Fiji'Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Fiji Times

    ... cyclone activity for Wallis and Futuna, Tuvalu, Samoa, Niue, Tonga, Southern Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu were predicted to be high while cyclone activity for Fiji, New Caledonia, Northern Cook Islands and French Polynesia were ...

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  20. Winner of Climate Zone SMS Competition from Lamen Bay EpiRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Scoop

    The national winner of the Climate Zone SMS Competition has been announced by Digicel Vanuatu, in partnership with the Pacific Risk Resilience Programme . Noeline Noel from Lamen Bay Epi accumulated the most points in this year's new SMS climate change competition, which supported last week's annual Vanuatu Climate Zone Quiz television 'game show'.

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