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14 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Finding a lost continent

To most people, New Zealand comprises two large islands and a scattering of small and tiny ones.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Geology, Science

18 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Indulge in French luxury in the Pacific

Surprisingly, friends and family think the French-speaking archipelago is somewhere near Tahiti in French Polynesia, not a mere 2½-hour flight from Sydney, or leisurely two-day cruise with Carnival Spirit, which is how I arrived on a sunny winter's morning to the Melanesian islands laden with calorie-rich pastries, French wine and cheese.

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Related Topix: Tahiti, Tribal, Oceania, Life, Food, Dining, Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Scoop

Advocates, journalists criticise NZ media for a ign...

Journalists and human rights advocates talked to by Pacific Scoop this week believe New Zealand media "ignores" many critical news stories and issues about the region.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Oceania, World News

Art Daily

In a solemn ceremony in Paris, France returns skull of New Caledonian chief, 135 years on

People attend a ceremony on August 28, 2014 in Paris, before the return in New-Caledonia of the remains of the Great Kanak Chief Atai.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada NewsWire

Caledonian Royalty Corporation and CRC Royalty Corporation to Complete Reorganization

The Reorganization provides for, among other matters, the reorganization of Caledonian into a dividend-paying share corporation on a tax deferred basis and the amalgamation of CRC with Caledonian .

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Marine News

Australian Forces in S. Pacific Disaster Relief Exercise

Almost 200 members of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force are joining forces with personnel from across the region in a major humanitarian relief exercise in the South Pacific, says the Australia Defence Force .

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Five things to do in New Caledonia

Within three hours' travel from Auckland, you can be practising your French and eating the best of both worlds in New Caledonia.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, World News, New Caledonia Travel, Life, Food, Foie Gras

The Otago Daily Times

Speech skills may win trip

An Otago Girls' High School pupil has reached the national final of the Alliance Francaise Concours Oral with a chance of winning a trip to New Caledonia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, France, New Zealand,

The Otago Daily Times

Life lessons stand test of time

Eric Lundquist, at his home in Brooklands Village, Mosgiel, reads through letters received from children he sponsors.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Oceania, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

CREALOGIX wins first digital banking mandate in the Asia-Pacific region

Media release Zurich, 19 August 2014 CREALOGIX wins first digital banking mandate in the Asia-Pacific region The Banque Caledonienne d'Investissement , the biggest bank in New Caledonia, is introducing the comprehensive CLX.E-Banking Software Suite including mobile banking from CREALOGIX.

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Related Topix: Switzerland, World News, Oceania

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Fiji Times

New Caledonian students on cultural exchange tour

Update: 1:30PM TWELVE students from the Annexe de Lycee professional La Foa technical school in New Caledonia are in Fiji for a week-long cultural exchange program.

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The New Zealand Herald

Oil and gas spending soars

Oil and gas exploration and development spending was up 7 per cent last year to almost $1.6 billion, according to the latest official figures which also show a big jump in gas reserves.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Resource Investing News

Glencore Sees Drop in Nickel Production

Reuters reported today that Glencore Plc recorded slight drops in its production of nickel and zinc for the first half of the year.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Glencore posts solid growth in copper; nickel, zinc output dip

Mining company Glencore posted a 13 percent increase in first-half copper output, in line with market forecasts and boosted by growth at its African and South American mines but its zinc and nickel production dipped.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Oceania

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Retiree wins chance to visit grave of father lost in WWII

Pam MacDonald treasures the photos she has of herself as a baby with her father before he left to fight in the Pacific.

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RedOrbit

Young Loggerhead Turtles Don't Go With The Flow

Juvenile loggerhead turtles swim into oncoming ocean currents, instead of passively drifting with them, according to a study published August 6, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Donald Kobayashi from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and colleagues.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

New Caledonia: A French affair

What I wouldn't give for a mini break. Trouble is, I can't think of anywhere close to Auckland that doesn't spell COLD, until I realise that in the time it takes to drive up North I could fly to Noumea, New Caledonia.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, World News, New Caledonia Travel, France Travel, Europe Travel, Pacific Travel, Noumea, New Caledonia Travel, Wine, Drink

Fiji Times

Islanders remember ancestors

The celebration called the "Fiji 150" will mark 150 years since the first group of 35 labourers from Vanuatu arrived in Fiji to labour in cotton, sugar and copra plantations.

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Related Topix: Solomon Islands, Oceania, World News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

EurekAlert!

Young loggerhead turtles not going with the flow

Juvenile loggerhead turtles swim into oncoming ocean currents, instead of passively drifting with them, according to a study published August 6, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Donald Kobayashi from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and colleagues.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Anna.aero

Fiji country market growing at 4%; Fiji Airways is dominant serving...

Launched on 2 May, passengers on the first Fiji Airways flight from Sydney to Suva, the capital of Fiji, were given a commemorative scroll and other souvenirs marking the launch of twice-weekly flights.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Fiji, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna

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