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French Polynesia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for French Polynesia.

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  1. Losing start in PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji women's table tennis team lost their opening match in the Pacific Games 8-1 to a much experienced Tahiti side in the Pacific Games in Carittas in Port Moresby. Fiji's young sportswoman of the year Grace Yee was the only one who was able to pull a win against the French Polynesians.


  2. 20 reasons to visit French PolynesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    ... RANGIROA: HOW BIG IS THAT LAGOON? Rangiroa, way off in the Tuamotu Archipelago, has the largest lagoon in French Polynesia, so big the entire island of Tahiti could fit into it! Within this huge expanse is another watery enclave, evocatively called ...


  3. Honeymooners Going Further For Less with Goway's New Tahiti VacationsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... from the West Coast. While some Tahiti travel packages have given the islands an expensive reputation, French Polynesia is a destination with options as varied as its rich history. Visitors typically touch down on Tahiti itself before transferring ...


  4. The time is right for a sugar sweetened beverages ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... lude the USA (34 States and District of Columbia); the Cook Islands; France; Tonga; Hungary; Samoa; Mexico; French Polynesia; Nauru; and Fiji. ENDS


  5. Giving us a fat chance against obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... more than US$1 billion ($1.49 billion) in tax to put towards further obesity work. Nauru, Fiji, Samoa, French Polynesia, parts of the US, France, Finland and Norway, Hungary and Denmark have instituted taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages. Credit ...


  6. Windstar Cruises Celebrates America's Birthday with Spectacular SavingsRead the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... ports of the French Riviera on Glitter & Glam of the Riviera. Relax on the beautiful beaches of the French Polynesia islands on Dreams of Tahiti. Every Windstar voyage promises an intimate, yacht style experience, including pampering without ...


  7. 3 July 1767: Pitcairn Island is discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | MoneyWeek

    Pitcairn Island is a lonely lump of rock - stuck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 3,500 miles from the nearest continent, and 350 miles from the nearest inhabited place - Mangareva, in French Polynesia. It has an area of just 18 square miles, it has no airport and just one supply boat, the MV Claymore II, which visits 12 times a year.


  8. Starwood Hawaii names David Richard director of sales and marketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts has named David Richard , a 27-year Starwood veteran, as its new regional director of sales and marketing for the Hawaii and French Polynesia region. He had previously served as the director of sales and marketing for The Orchid at Mauna Lani from 1996 to 2000.


  9. The Wages of Globalization in the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Commentary Magazine

    ... into a war. The islands, having been claimed by France in 1842, are a peaceful if hardly bustling part of French Polynesia. The natives have long since giving up head-hunting in favor of tamer pursuits such as farming and selling tikis (carved ...


  10. 25 remote islands you should visit in your lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Silicon Alley Insider

    We've compiled a list of 25 out-of-the-way islands that are perfect for travelers seeking a peaceful trip. From a sleepy village in Belize to a former prison in French Polynesia, here are some remote spots you've probably never heard of.


  11. Polynesian rare birds newsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Dear Kitty

    ... birds. Named Tutururu by locals, there are only about 100 of these birds left in the world - all found in French Polynesia . So finding them in good numbers on an invasive predator-free atoll was pretty exciting for our Operation Restoration team - ...


  12. Honeymoon Smackdown: Which Destination Will Reign Supreme?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Budget Travel

    ... Is the island of Tahiti too populated? Maybe we should consider going to Moorea instead, or elsewhere in French Polynesia, rather than hang out on the island proper. Pros: New Zealand is right there! Might as well hop over if we've gone all the way ...


  13. July 2015 Celestial CalendarRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Chesmont Astronomical Society

    ... south of Jupiter at 18:00 7/19 The Moon is 0.4 degree south of Venus, with an occultation occurring in French Polynesia, Melanesia, northeastern Australia, and New Guinea, at 1:00 7/21 The Moon is at apogee, subtending 29' 14" from a distance of ...


  14. Life at Sea: The Pleasures and Perils of Nautical CookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Serious Eats

    ... with the aim of sailing from San Francisco to New Zealand, which they did via Mexico, Central America, French Polynesia, Tonga.* Last summer, Nick sailed her from New Zealand to Bali, where Alex and I got back on board to take our turn adventuring ...


  15. Rudy Maxa's WorldRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... the Taj Mahal and the crowded alleys and villages of New Delhi. Later, Rudy indulges in resorts . . . French Polynesia's far-flung collection of about 130 islands range from lagoon-ringed islands with green volcanic spires to low, coral atolls with ...


  16. Barbados announces new 10% tax on sugary beveragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | TreeHugger

    ... ones, such as water. Sugar taxes already exist in Mauritius, Samoa, Tonga, Hungary, France, Finland, and French Polynesia, all of whom tax sugary beverages "as a public health measure to reduce consumption of high sugar beverages in an attempt to ...


  17. Search ends for yachtsman missing in French Polynesia diveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Washington Times

    Authorities reported 49-year-old Bourgnon missing Wednesday after he failed to reappear from a solo dive. After five days, they are abandoning the search.


  18. Why life really does begin at 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... it once did, and you're not quite so worried about whether a bottle costs less than a tenner. And doesn't French Polynesia look worth a visit? - We know what we want. We're pretty sophisticated and we have honed our tastes and desires. We no longer ...


  19. Saving WA's jewel of the northRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 |

    ... saltwater pearls, which come from pearl oysters. Tahitian: Rarely occur naturally and are cultured in French Polynesia. Any bigger than 12mm is rare. Shine: The lustre of the South Sea pearl is considered its best feature. They are ...


  20. Yachting: Swiss yachtsman Bourgnon reported missing after diving tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Peninsula

    Swiss yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon was reported missing on Wednesday after failing to return from a diving trip in French Polynesia. Bourgnon, 49, was with a group of four tourists and three crew members diving off the remote atoll of Toau.