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  1. Antoine Albeau wins fourth consecutive PWA Slalom World Tour titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Surfing News

    They've done it again. Antoine Albeau and Sarah-Quita Offringa have conquered the 2015 PWA Slalom World Tour title, in New Caledonia.


  2. Pacific governments plan a better...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 27 | Samoa News

    Noumea, New Caledonia 'Prevention is better than cure' is the main message emerging from the Food and Agriculture Organization /SPC Regional Workshop on Aquatic Biosecurity and Aquaculture Data and Statistics in the Pacific Region held in Nadi, Fiji, last week. Representatives from the fisheries and the quarantine departments of 21 Pacific Island countries and territories met with experts from FAO and SPC to develop strategies that address future aquaculture management challenges.


  3. From "hello" to "bonjour" in under four hoursRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Sydney Star Observer

    LGBTI travellers looking for a bit of French glamour with a summery, relaxing twist - without needing to take the long haul flight to the French Riviera - may want to consider visiting New Caledonia. An emerging destination for LGBTI travellers, New Caledonia - or Nouvelle Caledonie as the locals call it - has it all: tropical resorts; a year-round pleasant climate; chic European sophistication seamlessly interweaved with local Melanesian culture; top-tier dining and shopping; spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed landscapes; beaches and lagoons; and some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet.


  4. Gender disparity tops talks agendaRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | Fiji Times

    A SURVEY has revealed that the gender gap in employment and women's political representation in the Pacific Islands is the lowest of any global region. This was among key findings that were announced at a workshop on gender equality held at the SPC headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia.


  5. Violence against womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Fiji Times

    According to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, 64 per cent of women in Fiji are affected by domestic violence. Picture: File A total of 64 per cent of women in Fiji are affected by domestic violence, this was revealed by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in a press statement yesterday.


  6. Gender equality workshop for Pacific IslandsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Fiji Times

    Update: 11:58AM THE Pacific Community, in collaboration with FemLINK Pacific and the Australian Government, is organising a five-day workshop for Pacific Island Government departments in charge of promoting gender equality. In a statement, Pacific Community said talking about gender equality and challenging stereotypes can be quite difficult yet necessary to address different forms of discrimination women and girls face on a daily basis.


  7. Female soldier pleads not guilty to holiday assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Lance Corporal Samantha Fraser, 24, pleaded not guilty to all three charges of common assault at a court martial at Linton Military Camp on Monday morning. Lance Corporal Samantha Fraser, 24, pleaded not guilty to all three charges of common assault, contrary to section 196 of the Crimes Act 1961, at a court martial at Linton Military Camp on Monday morning.


  8. Mixed stock analysis of a resident green turtle, Chelonia mydas,...Read the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | CSIRO Publishing

    Mixed stock analysis of a resident green turtle, Chelonia mydas , population in New Caledonia links rookeries in the South Pacific Tyffen C. Read A B J , Nancy N. FitzSimmons C , Laurent Wantiez D , Michael P. Jensen E , Florent Keller A , Olivier Chateau A , Richard Farman A , Jonathan Werry B F , Kenneth T. MacKay G , George Petro H and Colin J. Limpus I A Laboratory of Marine Biology and Ecology, Aquarium des Lagons, Noumea 98807, New Caledonia. B Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, Griffith University, Griffith, Qld 4222, Australia.


  9. Tourists flood Suva CityRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 4:54PM ABOUT 1800 tourists disembarked in Suva City today from the cruise liner Pacific Pearl as part of their Pacific tour. While some tourists were taken on visits to various places, some visited the Fiji Museum to learn about the country's history.


  10. No combat, but lots of labor for WWII veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | News Journal

    No combat, but lots of labor for WWII veteran But Noah Peters worked his tail off in New Caledonia, San Franciso, Norfolk and elsewhere Check out this story on Peters said he wasn't interested in finishing high school at Fort Gay, West Virginia, but getting into the war. "We only trained for four weeks at Great Lakes.


  11. Top lifters for India eventRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2015 | Fiji Times

    "Both these athletes are based at the Oceania Weightlifting Institute in Noumea, New Caledonia in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The trip will be a special one for Tulo as he first made his international debut in 2008 where he won Fiji's gold medal in the Commonwealth Youth Games.


  12. Ben Campbell fights debilitating mystery illness to return to overseas pro tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 |

    No one could be happier to contest the South Pacific Open Championship in New Caledonia than Masterton golf pro Ben Campbell, who has even had his chest cut open in search of an ailment that has plagued him for over a year. Campbell, 24, has long been regarded as one of the country's most promising golfers, only to be derailed by misfortune.


  13. No threat from New Caledonia earthquakeRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | Fiji Times

    The earthquake at 12:28pm was at a depth of 10 kilometres and 138.82 kilometres east northeast of Noumea in New Caledonia, and 1202.37 kilometres west southwest of Suva.


  14. Cruising in to work on our honeymoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 |

    FOR the first time, William Tyrrell's devastated family has told of their grief, and certainty that their little boy was stolen. AS Labor called on the government to boost Australia's refugee intake by 10,000 places and contribute $100m to the Syria crisis, Tony Abbott said we must 'do more'.


  15. Come sail awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Sydney Star Observer

    WE often tell ourselves we need a holiday, but there's nothing worse than the suspense of having to wait months for it to happen once all the bookings have been made. But if you want to pamper yourself with a holiday sooner than later, look no further than the Island Fruits Tropical Cruise.


  16. Five of the world's best graveyards to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    I love wandering through cemeteries and imagining the deeds of those who lie under ornate marble or stone, and reading snippets of their legacy on a plaque. 1. Buenos Aires Recoleta is an elaborate cemetery with even more ornate vaults than New Orleans.


  17. Waitara surfers makes waves at international surf competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 |

    Surfers Chip Andrews, left, Reef Matthews and Zhana Hutchieson have returned from last week's Melanesian Surfing Cup in New Caledonia with category wins. Three Waitara surfers can stand tall on the international stage after success out on the New Caledonian waves last week.


  18. New Caledonia mining trucks protest over nickel export ban to ChinaRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 | Reuters

    Aug 7 Dozens of mining trucks on Friday took to the streets of Noumea, capital of the South Pacific island of New Caledonia, to protest the government's ban on some nickel exports to China. Last week, the heads of the national and local governments along with mining executives vetoed exports of nickel laterites to China because of New Caledonia's longstanding supply agreements with Australia.


  19. Ex-bikie boss denied bail over alleged money launderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | ABC News

    A former bikie gang boss has been refused bail in a Newcastle court after he was accused of money laundering for allegedly trying to leave the country with $60,000 in cash. Mark Buddle, who has served as the national president of the Comancheros outlaw motorcycle gang, was arrested at Newcastle Airport in central New South Wales last week after police were tipped off by Customs.


  20. Lack of fitness blamedRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Bati team to the 2015 Pacific Games came under the spotlight when questions were asked regarding what went wrong during the Papua New Guinea event. The Bati went into the tournament as defending gold medal winners after winning the event at the 2011 Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia.