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  1. Only the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Fiji Times

    ... r fitness and discipline as we prepare mentally and physically for Rio." In the last Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna, Fiji settled for a bronze after being bundled out in the semi-final by eventual winners Samoa.

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  2. Meet the Team: Taleilisi Torika BrodieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Fiji Times

    Best sporting memory: On the podium at the Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna with husband and skipper Shayne Brodie singing the Fiji national anthem.

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  3. Sailing wants eight for PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Fiji Times

    ... Pacific Games." Shayne and Torika Brodie, fended off strong competition two years ago in the Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna, won gold medal. The two are hoping to move a level up in PNG. The team will be without seasoned campaigner Graham Southwick ...

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  4. Confusion continues for SDA church...Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Samoa News

    ... the seventh-day Sabbath by the name of the day, Saturday, without making an exception for Tonga, Kiribati, Wallis and Futuna, and now Samoa who are at odds with the rest of the SDA worldwide church by worshipping on Sunday. The current confusion ...

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  5. Military team to leave for NoumeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... said France was a country of the Pacific with tangible interests and two frontiers with Fiji through Wallis and Futuna and New Caledonia. "Like Fiji, we are facing the same challenges when it comes to illegal fishing or trafficking in our two EEZs. ...

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  6. No tsunami threat from magnitude 6.5 earthquake near FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... morning. The U.S. Geological Service estimates the epicenter was about 114 miles south-southwet of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna and 249 miles northeast of Suva, Fiji at a depth of 6.2 miles.

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  7. JICA-SPREP renew commitment to combat waste in the...Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Scoop

    A new commitment to review the Pacific Regional Solid Waste Strategy that ends in 2015 and develop a new, integrated Pacific Regional Waste Management and Pollution Control Strategy has been signed off between the Japan International Cooperation A new commitment to review the Pacific Regional Solid Waste Strategy that ends in 2015 and develop a new, integrated Pacific Regional Waste Management and Pollution Control Strategy has been signed off between the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. An estimated USD 150,000 has been allocated by JICA to fund the development of the new strategy which will improve waste and pollution management in region until 2025.

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  8. JICA-SPREP renew commitment to combat waste in the PacificRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Scoop

    A new commitment to review the Pacific Regional Solid Waste Strategy that ends in 2015 and develop a new, integrated Pacific Regional Waste Management and Pollution Control Strategy has been signed off between the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. An estimated USD 150,000 has been allocated by JICA to fund the development of the new strategy which will improve waste and pollution management in region until 2025.

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  9. Antarctica Just Got Hotter Than Has Ever Been Recorded, TwiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    ... have tied or set all-time records for their highest temperature: Antarctica, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Wallis and Futuna Territory, and Samoa. By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ...

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  10. Wellingtonian to be French knightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Southland Times

    ... gh this role, he has worked towards the reinforcement of New Zealand relations with France, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna and French Polynesia, which culminated in the signing of a scientific co-operation agreement in June 2012.

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  11. NIWA marine geophysicist to become a French KnightRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Scoop

    ... this role, he has worked towards the reinforcement of New Zealand relations with France, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna and French Polynesia which culminated in the signing of a scientific cooperation agreement in June 2012 between GOPS and NIWA. ...

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  12. Our sprinters - Burning the tracks or burnt outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... prowess in these two categories is well-known even to the extent that at the 2013 Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna, French television journalists were waiting for Banz to run below 20 seconds in the 200m. He clocked 10.33s to shave a second off ...

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

    Jan 23, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... 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 countries. This is the "built" history of the South Pacific ...

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  14. Fiji Outrigger wants to send best to Pacific GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... for a spot on Team Fiji for the PNG Pacific Games. The last outing for the Va'a national team was at the Wallis and Futuna Pacific Mini Games in 2013 when the team brought back four bronze medals from seven events with a small contingent of just ...

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  15. Track association at odds with GNOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... association has missed several events because of the suspension, among them the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna, the 2013 East Asian Games in Tianjin, China, and the 2014 Micronesian Games in Pohnpei. Castro rebuts the GNOC's claim of ...

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  16. Track association at odds with GNOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... association has missed several events because of the suspension, among them the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna, the 2013 East Asian Games in Tianjin, China, and the 2014 Micronesian Games in Pohnpei. Castro rebuts the GNOC's claim of ...

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  17. What's Up With Visa Lottery Assistance Sites?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... in Bangladesh and a cell number in the Cook Islands. (Our original application included a phone number in Wallis and Futuna, which we thought was an old vaudeville duo but turns out to be a French-controlled island in the South Pacific). All we had ...

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  18. OECD to redefine Official Development AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... have both used "phantom" spending to inflate their international aid figures: professional training in Wallis and Futuna, a French territory, and the pensions of former British colonial officers, are both counted in the countries' efforts to fight ...

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

    Nov 18, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... France in the Pacific Ocean region. "We are in fact neighbours since France is present in Polynesia, the Wallis and Futuna islands and New Caledonia," he said, listing French territories. "We want to remain present in this area for reasons of ...

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  20. Answered: what is the internet code for Wallis and Futuna, internet suffix for Wallis and Futuna?Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Hamilton Herald-News, Hamilton, Texas

    The Sponsoring Organisation for .wf domains is "Association Francaise pour le Nommage Internet en Cooperation (A.F.N.I.C.)".

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