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3 hrs ago | Scoop

New Caledonian Nickel Mining Company Under Fire At Film Premiere

Kanak environmental campaigner Florent EurisoukA© tells of mining company "dirty tricks" at premiere of Cap Bocage.

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8 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Islands for a family getaway

FAMILY GETAWAY: if you've got the family in tow, and need a child-friendly place the whole brood can enjoy, here's a few islands to consider.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EurekAlert!

Smarter than a first-grader?

UCSB researcher shows that New Caledonian crows can perform as well as 7- to 10-year-olds on cause-and-effect water displacement tasks In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, UC Santa Barbara

Fiji Times

Grant for rare plant

Today, there are only two known and recorded living species of this plant; one in New Caledonia and the other in certain parts of Viti Levu.

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TrekEarth

Feu de Bonne Anse

New Caledonia or Nouvelle-Caledonie is a special territory of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, 1,210 km east of Australia and 16,136 km east of Metropolitan France.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

MSG wants action on New Caledonia, denuclearisatio...

It is a so-called "mini United Nations", taking in four governments - Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - together with the Kanak liberation movement from New Caledonia, the FLNKS.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scoop

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

Playing at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came into play when environmental issues and indigenous rights became intertwined in New Caledonia, and a telling picture of how deeply divided the French Pacific territory is on the issue of independence.

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Stuff.co.nz

Lost with the locals

NEW CALEDONIA: In New Caledonia, the indigenous people very proud of their land and heritage and are happy to share it with the tourists.

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West Hawaii Today

Many Australian natives prove drought resistant

What do Australia, New Caledonia and Hawaii have in common? Australia and New Caledonia are thought to be part of the great continent known as Gondwanaland and hold some of the most ancient species of plants and animals known today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oceania, World News, Home Gardening, Home

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Nursing students squeezed out of program

Nursing students at Northwest Community College who failed courses were surprised to hear they will not be allowed to continue even after making up the courses, as high demand has forced the college to be stricter in enforcing its sequencing rules.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Medipole Hospital

Promoter Financial Intermediary Centre Hospitalier Territorial de Nouvelle Caldonie Location : New Caledonia Sector : Health Proposed EIB finance : Description : The project concerns the construction of a new hospital located in Koutio, city of Dumbea, in the outskirts of Noumea, .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Off the beaten island track

Many people who travel to the Pacific Islands will struggle to venture beyond the golden beaches and expensive resorts of the popular holiday hotspots.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Prince George Citizen

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The College of New Caledonia is a significant contributor to the regional economy, according to a recent report commissioned by B.C. Colleges.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Panel explores new reality of aboriginal title

Paul Michel, Director First Nations Centre UNBC explains the Tsilhqot'in supreme court decision at a panel discussion at CNC Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian cruise passengers 'frightened, concerned' on cruise ship

An Australian passenger on board the Carnival Spirit cruise liner has sent a desperate email to the Government asking for help for the confused passengers who are increasingly feeling trapped.

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The New Zealand Herald

Rare Renault Alpine up for auction

Arguably one of the greatest rally cars of all time, this restored Renault Alpine A110 Coupe is up for auction in Melbourne later this month.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Age

The Carnival Spirit, pictured here in a file photo, has continued its journey to Fiji.

A search and rescue operation for a man who vanished from a cruise ship near Vanuatu has been suspended despite the failure to locate the missing team member.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Bellamy Brothers Add Dates to 2014 International Tour

The Bellamy Brothers' 2014 international tour continues to pay dividends for the legendary Country duo.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Guide: How to pick a Pacific Island

A haven for travellers looking to do more than just lie on the beach, Vanuatu is great for off road adventures.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Time

Is a Vast Marine Sanctuary Any Use if You Can't Police It?

Tiny New Caledonia relies on a handful of French ships to patrol a marine reserve twice the size of Texas For the first half of June - until the U.S. declared an even bigger one - the tiny, French semiautonomous territory of New Caledonia boasted the largest nature reserve on earth.

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