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  1. Vanuatu: Getting into the swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | The New Zealand Herald

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  2. Golf team to 2017 Mini Games namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Saipan Tribune

    Harry Nakamura places his ball on the tee during the Governor's Tournament of Champions held late last month at the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort. The fledging CNMI Federation of Golf Associations has named its team that will represent the Commonwealth to the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu later this year.


  3. Plans underway for Strawberry FestivalRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    Members of the Polk Lions Club met Tuesday, April 25 for their regular meeting. President Tyler Donley welcomed the group and opened the meeting.


  4. Severe Tropical Cyclone Donna to soak Vanuatu before threatening New CaledoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Donna is on track to intensify into a Category 4 severe tropical cyclone this weekend and reach wind speeds at the top end of that category by Monday. According to the JTWC, tropical storm force winds extend up to 85 mi from Donna's center and hurricane force winds now extend up to 20 mi from the cyclone's center.


  5. Irish beach reappears 33 years after vanishing into Atlantic OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Reuters

    Dooagh beach is seen after a storm returned sand to it, 30 years after another storm had stripped all the sand off the beach, on Achill island, County Mayo, Ireland, May 5, 2017. Picture taken May 5, 2017 Sean Molloy/Achill Tourism Via Reuters A woman walks her dogs along Dooagh beach after a storm returned sand to it, 30 years after another storm had stripped all the sand off the beach, on Achill island, County Mayo, Ireland, May 5, 2017.


  6. Six things to see in VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 |

    Where else can you hike up a crater to eyeball the fury of the world's most accessible volcano, snorkel in a 'blue hole' and sip kava with the village chief - all in the same day? a A 45-minute flight from Port Vila, this volcano on the island of Tanna provides a spectacular front row seat to Mother Nature's anger. It's just a 10 minute walk from the carpark to the crater of this constantly erupting volcano.


  7. Pacific Island businesses hope to sell handmade products hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The visiting businesses get the chance to test their products with New Zealand consumers at the Pasifika festival this weekend. Businesses from across Polynesia and Melanesia will speed-date with New Zealand suppliers hoping to have their food, skin care or handicrafts sold here.


  8. Old sewing machines help restore self-esteem in Vanuatu after Cyclone PamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | ABC News

    When Cyclone Pam lashed Vanuatu two years ago , aid to the island nation came in all shapes and sizes: food, tents, clothes, and cash. "I started seeing it on television and the news, people lying on the ground with just pieces of tin over them, and I just thought, 'I wonder if I can do something,'" she said.


  9. Downsizing planRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    GETTING a visa to travel to France or the countries of the Schengen area will not be so straightforward come December 1. This is because the Embassy of France in Fiji is laying off up to 10 staff, some of them local, as it closes its visa section as a cost-cutting measure. While he would not confirm how many local staff would remain at the end of the downsizing, French ambassador to Fiji Michel Djokovic said the mission would ensure a smooth transition.


  10. Vanuatu Government and World Bank to Strengthen PartnershipRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The government of Vanuatu and the World Bank have committed to strengthening their partnership, with the Bank set to establish a more significant presence in Port Vila, boost its financial support for the nation's priorities and increase collaboration with development partners. On her first visit to Vanuatu, Victoria Kwakwa, World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, signed an agreement with Vanuatu's Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Minister of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Hon.


  11. Ali Serhan has been appointed General Manager at Warwick Le Lagon Vanuatu in Port VilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Hospitality Net

    Pacific has re-appointed Ali Serhan as General Manager of Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu. The move follows recent positions as General Manager in the Middle East, including Jordan and Lebanon, within the Warwick Hotels & Resorts brand.No stranger to the Pacific, Serhan also held positions within Warwick Hotels & Resorts - Pacific including General Manager for The Naviti Resort in Fiji and previously General Manager Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu.


  12. 'I yelled it to everyone I work with'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Bendigo Advertiser

    She remembers the crystal clear waters of Vanuatu, the serenity of the Isle of Pines and the beauty of New Caledonia. The cruise ship begins its journey in Melbourne and is scheduled to call in to ports at Noumea, Isle of Pines, Mystery Island, Luganville, Champagne Bay, Vila, Lifou and Mare.


  13. Papua New Guinea: Visitors to a distant worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    My first sight of the Sepik was from the air. It looped across the land in great festive bows.


  14. Local wisdom key to Pacific sustainable developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Scoop

    A researcher with a 30-year interest in Pacific education and development lived on a remote raised coral atoll to explore the case for more indigenous knowledge and culture in education. Dr Paul Beumelburg, who graduated last week with a PhD in Development Studies from Massey University, lived on Mangaia for four months over three visits.


  15. Vanuatu: Like the brochure but betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    In the middle of the winter gloom - somewhere between the back of the sofa and the bookcase - we found a week, a spare week. It wasn't quite a golden ticket and it might have been down to some mysterious HR leave calculations but we had a week, so we booked flights and took a holiday.


  16. Canon Australia photography series to run globally on NetflixRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Canon Australia is proud to announce that Season One of the brand's locally conceived and produced photography adventure series, Shot in stunning 4K resolution, Tales by Light Season One is a six-part series that follows five extraordinary photographers as they push the limits of their craft in "Having Tales by Light Season One available on Netflix is a wonderful acclamation of the quality and broad appeal of our Australian-made photography series and we are excited that it will now entertain millions of subscribers around the world," says Canon Australia Director of Consumer Imaging and Executive Producer of the series Jason McLean.


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

    Sep 21, 2016 |

    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.


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

    Aug 31, 2016 | 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.


  19. 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.