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  1. Come sail awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Aug 18 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    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.

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

    Thursday Aug 6 | 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.

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

    Monday Aug 3 | 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.

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  6. Lack of fitness blamedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | 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.

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  7. Former Comancheros president Mark Buddle arrested while trying to fly out of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    But instead of a beach in Noumea, the former national president of the Comancheros bikie gang will spend at least the next five days in a Hunter jail cell after he was allegedly caught with more than $60,000 in cash on board a private aircraft trying to leave Australia. Mark Douglas Buddle, 30, waved and blew kisses to his partner Melanie Ter Wisscha during a protracted bail application in Newcastle Local Court on Wednesday.

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  8. Posted On Jul 30 2015Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Saipan Tribune

    Two lawmakers said they respect the decision of two individuals who exchanged vows last week in the CNMI's first same-sex marriage ceremony. But Senate President Victor B. Hocog said he is not sure "how the community will react."

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  9. Noumea reef break awaits Kaikoura surferRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Marlborough Express

    Grunty reef breaks and grizzled tiger sharks won't faze talented Kaikoura sportsman Alan Te Moananui from chasing Pacifica surfing honours. Te Moananui has been selected for the New Zealand Maori surfing team to compete in the Melanesian Cup at Bourail, New Caledonia next month.

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  10. Beach volleyball needs fundingRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Fiji Times

    FUNDING has become the major concern with beach volleyball in their efforts to hold and participate in tournaments that would allow athletes to gain experience. Beach volleyball coach to the Pacific Games in Port Moresby Apenisa Saukuru said while their target was to win gold in the men's division, Papua New Guinea were the better team, hence their gold medal win.

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  11. Chip Peterson, Christine Jennings Win FINA 10K Stops in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Charles "Chip" Peterson and Christine Jennings were the winners of the seventh leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, taking place in Lake St-Jean, Quebec, Canada, on July 23. Chip Peterson completed the race in 1h57m37s, while Jennings took 2h09m15s to achieve her first victory of the season, after having participated in four races. Peterson also won the Setubal race in Portugal in June.

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  12. Karate participation in next regional event in doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Karate team's performance at the Pacific Games has been hailed a success by their coach David Qiolevu as the team met their set target of securing more medals than the previous regional meet. Qiolevu said the team had gone with the goal to "better their performance" from their last outing in New Caledonia.

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  13. PNG tops Pacific Games medal table as Port Moresby 2015 endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Asopa People

    PAPUA New Guinea finished top of the Pacific Games medals table for only the second time in the their history as their athletes produced another excellent performance here on the final day of competition at Port Moresby 2015. As well as the six titles they secured in boxing, the hosts swept the golf tournament, sealing all four available golds, and added another two in beach volleyball and the men's half-marathon.

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  14. Fijians make the finalRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE beach volleyball men's team will face the Pacific Games host Papua New Guinea and their loud and large boisterous fans when they clash for the gold medal this afternoon at the Sir John Guise Sport Complex. Aisea Raratabu playing with a swollen knee looked a 100 per cent fit as he played on and taunted the Tongan team.

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  15. Pacific Games: What's on todayRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 9:58AM Athletics will once again be the top draw at Port Moresby 2015 on Thursday as some of the Pacific Games' most prestigious track events take place at the BSP Stadium PNG golden girl Toea Wisil will take centre stage as she aims to complete a sprint double by adding the women's 200m title to her 100m crown, won on Tuesday. And in the men's 200m race, Fijian phenomenon Ratu Banuve Tabakaucoro will be the hot favourite for gold after his blistering sprint in the 100m.

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  16. Aussie summer of golf takes shapeRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | ISeeekGolf

    The Australian summer of golf is taking shape with confirmation of the end of season PGA Tour of Australasia schedule. Following on from the exciting announcement that the Australian PGA Championship will be co-sanctioned by the European Tour, a further five events have set their tournament dates.

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  17. Banz to defend titleRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Fijian track star Banuve Tabakaucoro will be looking to defend his 100m and 200m titles from Noumea 2011 when the athletics events get underway at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games today. Tabakaucoro is on track for repeat having set a Fijian national record of 10.22sec at the 2015 Oceania Championship in Cairns in May. The 22-year-old sprinter will be hoping for a Pacific Games record too.

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  18. Powerlifting at the Pacific GamesRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 9:37PM Powerlifting is one of the strength events that will be contested at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games. Powerlifting evolved from a sport called 'odd-lifts' where competitors followed the same three-attempt format, but had many more events to compete in.

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  19. NASA sees new depression forms near Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    The Southern Pacific Ocean Tropical Cyclone Season just got an extension with the birth of a new tropical depression near the Solomon Islands. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the new depression and saw that it was already affecting some of the islands.

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

    Jun 28, 2015 | 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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