1 hr ago
Prince George Citizen
Tax hike could have been lower
With the 2014 budget deliberations mostly wrapped for the year, the 2.5 per cent tax levy increase for Prince George taxpayers could have been even tighter, according to the mayor.
5 hrs ago
Prince George Citizen
Community fund supports local charities
The Prince George Community Foundation presented cheques totaling more than $40,000 to a group of local charities, agencies and organizations in a ceremony on Wednesday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Fiji placed fifth, sixth in Oceania tourney
THE national women's side finished fifth while the men's side settled for sixth place at the Oceania Pacific Championships in Wellington, New Zealand yesterday.
The Huffington Post
Master the Art of SODOTO: See One, Do One, Teach One
Ornithologists report that New Caledonian crows fashion twigs into tools for collecting and extracting insects from the hollows of trees.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Old computers 'putting lives at risk'
DOCTORS warn a computer system used at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is confusing patient records and putting lives at risk.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
SA named as global holiday hotspot
SOUTH Australian has been named in Flight Centre's top 10 world travel hotspots for 2014, beating New Caledonia and Bhutan.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Red Virgin of Montmartre
Born in 1830, Louise Michel was a school teacher and Anarchist heavily involved with the Paris Commune of 1871.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
NZ's Universities Sign Cooperation Agreement with France
Stronger academic cooperation between New Zealand and France to enhance the quality of university education and research is a step closer with an agreement signed today at the French Embassy by Universities New Zealand - Te PA kai Tara and its French equivalent the ConfA©rence des PrA©sidents d'UniversitA© .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Scholarships for trio
Oceania's top ranked javelin thrower, Leslie Copeland, Japan-based judoka Josateki Naulu and Fiji's top female lifter Apolonia Vaivai are the three lucky recipients who will benefit from the scholarships.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Higher education agreement between France and NZ
Universities New Zealand and its French counterpart ConfA©rence des PrA©sidents d'UniversitA©s to sign an agreement intended to promote exchanges between the two countries in the spheres of teaching, research and scholarship.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Eramet chief warns of crisis in world nickel market
The chief executive of French mining group Eramet has blamed oversupply in the world nickel market for steep losses at a subsidiary as China ramps up its own production, with little end in sight.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Japan's nickel smelters to be hit hard by Indonesia export ban
Japanese nickel smelters will be severely impacted by Indonesian bans on exports of unprocessed mineral ores due in January as Japan imports 43 percent of ferro-nickel materials from Indonesia, the head of mining industry body said on Thursday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
New Caledonia Expedition: An Army of Giant Parrotfish
Today we dove at Astrolabe Reef, a remote coral atoll northeast of New Caledonia.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
War in the Pacific remembered 70 years on
Veterans' Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse today hosted 76 veterans in Parliament to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the War in the Pacific.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
New Caledonia Expedition: A Treasure Trove of Stunning Sea Life
Yesterday we explored the remote Huon Island and its lagoon, and experienced the most vibrant refuge for marine life, including an incredible diversity of species.
Island Ecosystems In Peril Due To Sea Level Rise
Image Caption: This is Surprise island, a low-lying island located in the northwest of New Caledonia.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Auckland Council approves oil exploration permits
The Council want oil exploration boundaries set 12 nautical miles offshore to protect the endangered Maui's dolphin.
Island biodiversity in danger of total submersion with climate change
Sea level rise caused by global warming can prove extremely destructive to island habitats, which hold about 20% of the world's biodiversity.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
New Caledonia Expedition: A Kaleidoscope of Corals
The other day, Alan Friedlander wrote that "these reefs are like windows into the past."
Thu Nov 07, 2013