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  1. The will to win more drives QumivutiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    NOVEMBER 17, 1962, plastered on the front page of The Fiji Times is a picture of a young Vilitati Qumivutia. On his right arm he holds up a dumbbell as he poses for the camera.

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  2. Chip Peterson, Rachele Bruni Claim FINA 10K World Cup StopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Charles "Chip" Peterson and Rachele Bruni were the winners of the sixth leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, taking place in Setubal on June 27. Peterson completed the race in 1h54m23s60, while Bruni took 2h05m24s45 to achieve her third victory of the season, after having triumphed in Viedma and Abu Dhabi . For Peterson, this was the first gold of 2015 , but the North American is a prestigious name in the world of marathon swimming.

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  3. West Papua makes history with political recognitio...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Scoop

    Observer status has today been granted to West Papua by the Melanesian Spearhead Group sub-regional bloc. After over 53 years of political struggle for the right to self-determination, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua West Papua makes history with political recognition after 53 years Observer status has today been granted to West Papua by the Melanesian Spearhead Group sub-regional bloc.

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  4. West Papua makes history with political recognitionRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Scoop

    After over 53 years of political struggle for the right to self-determination, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua representing West Papuan, was today granted Observer status by the 20th MSG Leaders summit in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The ULMWP executives and secretariat welcomed the decision of the MSG leaders on behalf of the people of West Papua, describing it as a historic decision for West Papua.

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  5. Carniverous New Guinea flatworm invades United StatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | SlashGear.com

    Slimy slug-eating New Guinea flatworm appears in Florida in good position to prepare invasion of the rest of the United States. This is the first time on record this creature has been spotted inside the United States in the wild, and it's certainly not welcome.

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  6. Aircalin A332 at Noumea on Jun 23rd 2015, could not fully retract landing gearRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | AVHerald

    An Aircalin Airbus A330-200, registration F-OHSD performing flight SB-140 from Noumea to Sydney,NS with about 100 passengers, was climbing out of Noumea when the crew could not fully retract the landing gear, stopped the climb and returned to Noumea for a safe landing about 15 minutes after departure. A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration F-OJSB reached Sydney with a delay of 4.5 hours and returned as flight SB-141 with part of the passengers booked back to Noumea.

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  7. New Caledonia: The old and the beautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    Grande Terre, New Caledonia's mainland, is a big dragon-spine mountain range 450km long, and from Noumea these purple mountains beckon. Sam, my partner, sorts out car hire, and we drive towards them.

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  8. Jack Burnell, Ana Marcela De Cunha Top FINA 10K World Cup StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    The fifth leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2015 took place today in Balatonfured with 79 swimmers taking the departure. In the men's race, Jack Burnell of Great Britain emerged victorious in a time of 1h41m41s93.

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  9. Festival of Pacific Arts 2016: One-year countdown beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Saipan Tribune

    On May 22, 2015, the Festival of Pacific Arts Coordinating Committee, along with Gov. Eddie B. Calvo, FestPac Coordinating Committee honorary chair Christine Calvo, the Guam Visitors Bureau, the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities, and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community kicked off the one-year countdown until the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts officially begins. "Our island will be the center for the arts and culture of the Pacific in 2016.

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  10. Ship's emergency beacon signals in Taranaki - vessel in NoumeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Taranaki Daily News

    An emergency beacon from an LPG carrier sparked a search and rescue operation in Taranaki despite the ship being near Noumea. The operation was one of more than 20 prompted by dumped beacons around the country in the last three years and has prompted the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand to issue a warning to device owners.

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  11. Cruising: Relaxation 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tropical beaches, fine dining, cooking and dance lessons - Lynley Bilby finds her every whim is catered for on a Pacific island cruise. Travellers enjoy the picture-perfect conditions of Easo Bay on Lifou in the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia.

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  12. Shark Receives Belly Rub, Is In HeavenRead the original story

    Saturday May 30 | The Hollywood Gossip

    The video above features a diver who was cleaning a tank at the Aquarium des Lagons in Noumea, New Caledonia, when a leopard shark swam up to say hi.

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  13. Watch A Playful Shark Bask In The Glory Of An Epic Belly RubRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Switched

    According to a translation of the above video's description , a diver was cleaning a tank at the Aquarium des Lagons in Noumea, New Caledonia, when a leopard shark swam up. The diver, likely familiar with the pelagic pal, immediately stopped the task at hand because, obviously, play sessions and belly rubs are infinitely more important than cleanliness.

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  14. French frigate visitsRead the original story

    May 16, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Navy was taught valuable lessons in policing, protecting and apprehending trespassers in our Exclusive Economic Zone following exercises with the French Navy yesterday. With an EEZ of 1,281,122 square-kilometres, the Navy has in the past expressed its limitations at being able to effectively protect the vast area from illegal fisheries and other criminal activities.

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  15. French assists in border patrolsRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Fiji Times

    As a result, the RFMF last year entered into an agreement with the French armed forces for such assistance, something that has been working out well so far. The French Armed Forces base in Noumea, New Caledonia has been assisting the Fiji Navy with aircraft surveillance for 15 hours, every month since last October.

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  16. VIDEO: Wife Watches in Horror as Her Husband is Savaged to Death by Monster Bull SharkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Right Wing News

    A woman endured an unimaginable tragedy as she witnessed her husband killed by a massive shark according to a report from the Daily Mail : A man who was brutally attacked by a bull shark while swimming off the coast of New Caledonia has been identified as French national Yves Berthelot. His widow, Anne, paid a heartbreaking tribute to her husband on Facebook, saying 'I've lost the man of my life tonight'.

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  17. Man killed in savage shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    "MY NOSE was assaulted by a putrid smell of death and decay." When a passenger found herself dealing with the seatmate from hell, she hit back with this funny note.

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  18. 'I lost the man of my life': Yves Berthelot killed in New Caledonia shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The wife of a man who died when he was bitten multiple times by a shark in New Caledonia says she "lost the man of my life tonight". Yves Berthelot, 50, was on a sailing weekend with his wife, Anne, and a group of friends in the south of the Pacific Island archipelago when the tragedy occurred.

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  19. Tourists watch in horror as a fellow passenger is savaged to death by a bull sharkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Daily Mail

    A man has been killed after a brutal shark attack while swimming in the ocean off the coast of New Caledonia. The man, described as being in his 50s, was on a cruise with his friends south of the archipelago when he was killed.

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  20. Haley Anderson, Jack Burnell Top Cozumel Stop of FINA Marathon Swimming World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    The fourth leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2015 was held yesterday on May 2 in Cozumel as Haley Anderson and Jack Burnell topped 143 swimmers taking the departure. For some of the countries taking part in this race, Cozumel was considered as a qualifying event for the FINA World Championships in Kazan which will be held from July 24-August 9. In the men's race, Jack Burnell of Great Britain emerged victorious in a time of 1h42m06s.

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