Port-Vila, Vanuatu Travel Newswire

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  1. A to Z of Port Vila, VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Friendly Vanuatu locals are again welcoming tourists to their beautiful nation, as the last of the island's resorts finally reopen after 2015's devastating cyclone. A is for Activities.

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  2. Five great places to eat and drink in Port VilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | The New Zealand Herald

    Whether you want to live it up, chow down, take the heat or just chill, Port Vila has what you want, writes Shandelle Battersby. The Vanuatu capital is a wonderful mix of cultures - as well as the island influence, you'll find all sorts of cuisine, from French and Italian to Chinese and Indian.

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  3. The horse whisperer of VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Although I'm nervous of horses, one long look into Tom's dark, calm face and steady brown eyes reassure me that this man's horses will be impeccably behaved. It's not for nothing that he's known as the Horse Whisperer of Vanuatu.

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  4. Window to the past for Vanuatu PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | Scoop

    Visiting Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai discovered a unique piece of his country's history at the University of Auckland last week. Mr Salwai and his delegation visited the Western Pacific Archives, held in the University library's Special Collections, as part of a general visit to the University where they took the opportunity to meet students from Vanuatu and strengthen educational ties between the two countries.

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  5. Vanuatu tourist bus crash kills 2, injures 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | BBC News

    Ten of the Australians were "significantly" injured and will be airlifted to Brisbane or Noumea, according to cruise operator P&O.

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  6. Vanuatu: Spirited awayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    I thought I knew the islands. I've been to Fiji, the Cooks and Samoa, a fair few times for work and pleasure over the years, and I'd visited Port Vila 20-odd years ago.

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  7. Spearhead Group chair urges UN intervention in West PapuaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Asopa People

    THE chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Manasseh Sogavare, says the regional body is pushing for an urgent intervention by the United Nations in West Papua. Mr Sogavare, who is the prime minister of Solomon Islands, has also declared his country's support for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua's bid to be a full member of the MSG.

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  8. Vanuatu tsunami threat over after big earthquake: scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The China Post

    A major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early Friday, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage. The United States Geological Survey said the 7.0-magnitude quake - originally reported as 7.3 - struck at a relatively shallow depth of 35 kilometers some 209 kilometers from the capital Port Vila.

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  9. Vanuatu tsunami threat over after big quake: scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | India.com

    Wellington, Apr 29 : A major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early today, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage. The United States Geological Survey said the 7.0-magnitude quake - originally reported as 7.3, struck at a relatively shallow depth of 35 kilometres, some 209 kilometres from the capital Port Vila.

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  10. Elisabeth Easther: Got the wandering handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    When I was in my 20s and 30s, I was all about backpacking. Often exploring alone, I made it my mission to travel far and wide, leaving few stones unturned.

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  11. Island's cavities filledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Courier

    THE rate of tooth decay in Vanuatu is four times that in Australia, yet there are no more than four dentists for a population that sits at a quarter of a million. THE rate of tooth decay in Vanuatu is four times that in Australia, yet there are no more than four dentists for a population that sits at a quarter of a million.

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  12. Passenger fury: 'AirAsia, sort it out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    AUSSIE passengers have been left stranded in Bali after an AirAsia plane was forced to turn back twice due to multiple medical emergencies. HIDDEN among towering mountains lies a valley of ancient villages with turquoise lakes and incredible scenery.

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  13. Hot Deals: A taste of RaroRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Less than $600 for each member of your family will cover a four night Rarotonga escape for two adults and two children aged 2 to 11. Club Raro, on the northern coast of Rarotonga, is alongside a picturesque coral beach and offers thatched-roof accommodation, lagoon-side sundecks, palm frond shade huts and a swimming pool - complete with swim-up pool bar. Return airfares with Virgin Australia from Auckland and four nights' accommodation with daily breakfasts, are priced from $589pp, family-share.

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  14. Vanuatu's ramshackle runwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    VANUATU is refusing to close a ramshackle runway even as 56-days of 'emergency repairs' are conducted, raising fears for the safety of Aussies flying into Port Vila. NEW figures have been released about Australia's much-loved holiday spot, and they are so concerning that authorities have finally promised to get "serious".

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  15. Virgin Australia to keep flying to Vanuatu for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Virgin Australia will continue flying to and from the popular holiday destination of Vanuatu for the time being after a team of the airline's safety experts conducted a full review of the airport's runway over the weekend. "Following this review, we have concluded that currently our aircraft can continue to safely operate in and out of Port Vila," a Virgin spokeswoman said, referring to the carrier's three weekly Brisbane-Port Vila flights.

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  16. Qantas, Air New Zealand suspend Vanuatu flights over runway concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | ABC News

    Qantas and Air New Zealand have suspended flights to Vanuatu over concerns about the condition of the runway at the international airport in the capital, Port Vila. While Air New Zealand has halted services from Port Vila to Auckland, Qantas will no longer sell Air Vanuatu's flights between Sydney and Brisbane and the Vanuatu capital as part of a code-sharing arrangement.

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  17. Qantas suspends Vanuatu service due to runway concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Air New Zealand says passengers affected by the suspension of its services to Vanuatu will be offered a refund or they could rebook on a Pacific or trans-Tasman flight. Following Air New Zealand's announcement on Friday, Qantas has decided to suspend its codeshare with Air Vanuatu over concerns about the conditions of the country's international runway at Port Vila.

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  18. Air New Zealand suspends Vanuatu service due to Port Vila runway concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Air New Zealand says passengers affected by the suspension of its services to Vanuatu will be offered a refund or they could rebook on a Pacific or trans-Tasman flight. Air New Zealand is suspending services between Auckland and Vanuatu due toon-going concerns about the condition of the runway at Port Vila International Airport.

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  19. Air New Zealand pulls Vanuatu flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Air New Zealand will no longer be flying to Vanuatu because of safety concerns at the nation's main airport. The airline will fly one last service this weekend but the withdrawal will be a blow to the country's tourist industry in the early stages of recovery following Cyclone Pam early last year.

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