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8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Vic Anzac services focus on younger vets

The 43-year-old colonel's 23-year military record includes postings to Afghanistan in 2009 and 2010 and stints as a peacekeeper in Rwanda, East Timor and the Solomon Islands.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

New York Post

Who is Kate Middletona s mystery fashion designer?

The Duchess of Cambridge wears a primrose yellow broderie anglaise dress by a mystery designer on a trip to the Taronga Zoo in Australia with the Duke of Cambridge and son Prince George.

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Samoa News

Miss South Pacific to include...

The American Samoa Visitor's Bureau and the local organizing committee have confirmed the names of all ten contestants in the 2012 McDonald's Miss South Pacific Pageant and there will be three Samoans among the beauty queens vying for the regional title.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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RNZWCS Solomon Islands Response and Appeal for Funds

This photo is typical of what little some Solomon Island people have due to the loss of their homes following the recent floods.

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Saipan Tribune

WHO sets priorities in wake of Solomon floods

When the massive flood hit a small community in a palm plantation in Guadalcanal Province in Solomon Islands, the family of Samson Tokara trooped to the Okea evacuation centre to seek refuge.

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Today.Az

Black and blonde

About a quarter of the Melanesian population in the Solomon Islands archipelago has an extremely unusual trait - dark skin with blond hair.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

PS News

And in other news...

The Public Service's redeployment register has grown three-fold to 427 since late last year as staff who refused redundancy remain on the payroll and wait for new roles.

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Examiner.com

Seattle filmmaker working to share work of artist & adventurer Caroline Mytinger

American artist Caroline Mytinger died in virtual obscurity at the age of 83 in 1980.

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Women's Wear Daily

Royals Celebrate Easter in Australia

Prince George spent his first Easter Sunday not acquainting himself with the Easter Bunny - but a Bilby named George.

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The Otago Daily Times

Pleasing response to Solomons aid appeal

Maria Heutagi and Joy Breward, of Dunedin's Solomon Islands community, are pictured with food and blankets gathered for the flood-affected Solomon Islands.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Origin time: 1328 ZULU 19 APRIL 2014 NZ time: 0128 NZST 20 APRIL 2014 Co-ordinates: 6.7 SOUTH 155.0 EAST Depth: 10KM Location: SOLOMON ISLANDS Magnitude: 7.8 The above magnitude is provisional and may be increased or decreased as more seismic data becomes available.

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CBC News

Strong magnitude-7.5 quake hits off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake with a magnitude-7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea on Saturday and a tsunami warning was briefly issued for the Pacific Island nation and neighbouring Solomon Islands, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Food collected for flood-hit Solomons

Anglican priest Ivica Gregurec , and Dunedin Solomon Islands Community members Endu Alepio, Irene Hundleby, and Joy Breward, are collecting food and supplies to help the people of the disaster-struck Solomon Islands.

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Mirror.co.uk

9 brilliantly bold Kate Middleton print dresses

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a striking Diane von Furstenberg batik in Australia - but it isn't her first print Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's signature style for daytime engagements is surely a colour block dress coat with detail at the waist.

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ABC News

Aid agencies working non-stop to assist thousands in Solomon Islands

TANYA NOLAN: Thousands of people are still homeless after floods devastated the Solomon Islands earlier this month.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Many Yet To Receive Aid in the Solomon Islands

While the focus of the aid effort is on Honiara, there are still hundreds of communities that have been unreached following the floods earlier this month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Oxfama s Morning Tea 2014

Kiwis across the country are getting together over a cuppa to make a difference in the lives of people living in poverty in the developing world.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cellular News

12 short stories about the mobile networks

Kuwait's Viva is offering a random prize draw for visitors to the country who use its network for roaming.

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New High Commissioner to Solomon Islands

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat Marion Crawshaw as New Zealands next High Commissioner to Solomon Islands.

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News Max

Solomon Islands Earthquakes at 7.6, 7.4 Trigger Tsunami Warning

Two earthquakes struck the Soloman Islands on Sunday, triggering a tsunami warning that was subsequently canceled, according to U.S. government agencies.

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