French Polynesia Newswire

French Polynesia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for French Polynesia.

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  1. From New Zealand... to the New Forest: Three college students set...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    ... Marine learner who secured a Marine Electrician apprenticeship in 2015, joined the voyage from Mangareva, French Polynesia, on October 20. After reaching Chile, Daniel handed over to 19-year-old Stephanie Jung, who is currently making the 3000-mile ...


  2. Reaction split in Guam over UN decolonisation resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC News

    While pro-independence activists in Guam have welcomed a United Nations resolution calling for the United States military to remove its bases from the island, others have said the goal is unrealistic. The resolution called on all governing nations to remove military bases on their territories, which also applies to France's military engagement in French Polynesia and New Caledonia.


  3. December DistractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Directions Magazine

    ... when the sun is directly overhead . If your globe has one , you'll find it in the Pacific Ocean, east of French Polynesia and west of the Galapagos Islands, and neatly sandwiched vertically between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Excellent ...


  4. Cross-reactive dengue virus-derived monoclonal antibodies to Zika...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | BioMed Central

    Dengue Virus and Zika Virus are closely related flaviviruses, circulating in overlapping geographical regions. The recent ZIKV epidemic has been linked to an explosion in reports of microcephaly and neurological defects.


  5. The best scuba diving liveaboards for single travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | SCUBA News...

    ... swim with whale sharks at Ari Atoll from March to October. What makes it special: Newly built in 2016, the French Polynesia Master has plenty of space onboard, with a large sun deck, indoor lounge, hot tub and more. There is a single premium cabin ...


  6. Watch: Silvertip shark bites off divera s maskRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Indian Express

    A video footage of the incident, which went viral on social media, shows the diver exploring the coral reef when six silvertip sharks start circling the group. A diver in French Polynesia miraculously escaped with nothing more than scratch to his forehead when a shark bit off his mask.


  7. Interview with EE's Sofy Large, Future CIO of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 |

    ... of the opportunities to learn and stretch myself in my new role, enjoy my wedding and honeymoon (Japan and French Polynesia), and make sure I give myself time to unwind with my friends and family.


  8. Startling moment a shark swoops in and BITES a diver's mask off his faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daily Mail

    ... shark bites the goggles from the man's face as he sits on the coral during a diving trip in Rangiroa, French Polynesia The mask is quickly lifted from his head and the diver falls back into the coral before he starts to swim away to try and get out ...


  9. 'I'm Petitioning … for the Return of My Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The New York Times

    ... apartment for 41 years. If it were up to her, she said, she would be sailing in the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia right now. She is also, in the eyes of New York State, an "incapacitated person." She has been deemed unable to manage her ...


  10. Gauguina s first SF exhibit lands at the de Young a " herea s what youa ll seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    The French artist Paul Gauguin's paintings inspired by Polynesia are renowned and influential for their brilliant color, exotic locales and air of mystery. Yet Gauguin was in his 40s before he left France for the South Pacific.


  11. Hawaii to Tahiti: Cruising to the most remote islands on EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... Regent Seven Seas Mariner. This is an epic two-week itinerary; we'll be at sea for four days to reach French Polynesia, then we'll explore the far-reaches of the archipelago. These are places that most people have never heard of, let alone dream of ...


  12. There's No Place Like DomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Sea Magazine

    ... you down the California coast for a stopover in Mexico for the first leg before a long fetch to Tahiti in French Polynesia for a few months. Communications and internet connectivity are high on your list of wants and needs. What if something goes ...


  13. Clownfish-sea anemone relationship, why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Dear Kitty

    ... kinds of mutually beneficial partnerships. The research combined genetic analysis with field experiments in French Polynesia to build a better understanding of fish- anemone mutualism dynamics. Deakin University Centre for Integrative Ecology ...


  14. Humpback Whales Start Simpler Songs as Old Ones Get Too ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | How Stuff Works

    ... course of a couple years, the same song spread all the way across the South Pacific, from East Australia to French Polynesia. "Typically, these songs changed gradually, possibly through embellishments by individual singers," said lead author Jenny ...


  15. Predators drive Nemo's relationship with an unlikely friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Science Daily

    ... kinds of mutually beneficial partnerships. The research combined genetic analysis with field experiments in French Polynesia to build a better understanding of fish-anemone mutualism dynamics. Deakin University Centre for Integrative Ecology ...


  16. Sarah Hyland & Wells Adam Reveal Vacation Nightmare After...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | HollywoodLife

    ... but from the travel time involved and that multiple islands were involved, it was likely somewhere in French Polynesia. On Nov. 26 after 24 hours of air travel, the couple ended up at a hotel.on the WRONG ISLAND! The Modern Family star took to her ...


  17. KC named in same list as Oman, French PolynesiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 27 | NBC Action News

    With more than 85 years as a member of the Kansas City skyline, the Power & Light Building downtown stands as a beacon of art deco-insipred architecture. [Photo via YouTube screenshot from Brandon Hinson.]


  18. Scale Computing Delivers Hyperconverged Solution to Support...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | PRWeb

    ... of Tahiti, rely on STES for outsourced financial services. STES processes more than $70 million a month in French Polynesia currency transactions and also produces customized check books for public and private sector use. STES will also offer an ...


  19. Writer Sally-Christine Rodgers chronicles the kind of voyage across...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... with another family, made the dream a reality with a 53-day excursion from Santa Cruz to the islands of French Polynesia and back on a sleekly designed, custom-made sailboat taking its maiden voyage. The story is told in Rodgers's lavishly ...


  20. Travel: Luxury cruise brings value to the pricey paradise of French PolynesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The Wave

    Watch the Travel Channel, talk to honeymooners, listen to the star of "The Bachelorette" from season six - they'll all tell you that French Polynesia is the quintessential romantic paradise. And, for them, how can it not be if the TV crews are getting comped, newlyweds are paying with their cashed wedding checks and spouse-seeking Ali Fedotowsky is getting ABC-TV to pick up all the bills? For the rest of us, including this travel writer who pays his own way, spending two grand a night for a five-star, bucket-list overwater bungalow, $40 at a quality restaurant for an appetizer and $24 for a ham and cheese sandwich and $20 for a glass of unremarkable wine at a four-star hotel's lobby bar is neither romantic nor paradise.