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    Friday Aug 28 | Linn's Stamp News

    The location of remote Wallis and Futuna, an island group in the South Pacific, is plotted on this 1962 16-franc Map stamp. [ Editor's note: This is part I of a two-part feature on the fascinating stamps of Wallis and Futuna.

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  2. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... on a 1990 stamp. [ Editor's note: This is the second part of a two-part feature highlighting the stamps of Wallis and Futuna. Part I: Stamps from a little-known Polynesian paradise: Wallis and Futuna ] In the late 1950s, the stamps became more ...

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  3. Black spots in Fiji waters, says navyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Fiji Times

    ... e Pacific Island nations - Vanuatu to the west, the Solomon Islands to the northwest, Tuvalu to the north, Wallis and Futuna to the northeast, and Tonga to the southeast.

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  4. Beach volleyball team in the semisRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... their first game and then won their second but everything had been downhill except for another win against Wallis and Futuna. The failed to make the semi-finals. In the women's division Tahiti, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and American Samoa are ...

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  5. Record 200m runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Fiji Times

    BANUVE Tabakaucoro set the night ablaze as he broke the Pacific Games record to win the 200 metre sprint in 20.53 seconds at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Waigani in Port Moresby last night. The old record of 21.13s was set by Tabakaucoro himself when he ran in the 2013 Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna.

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  6. V'ball strugglesRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... games, the latest one on Monday when they went down 3-2 to Tahiti. The men washed out in all their sets to Wallis and Futuna 3-0. "The team needs support from its fans and this would give encouragement to the girls. The players are focused on ...

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  7. Buadromo settles for second behind LaraRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... the guidance and especially with the support perhaps one day, I may be able to beat her." New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna and Tahiti are still French territories and they are not recognised as Olympic nations. The top athletes from these nations ...

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  8. Pacific Games 2015: PNG women beat world champions Tahiti in historic va'a winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | ABC News

    ... the means." In the men's V12 500m, Tahiti won gold, as expected, in 1:59.94 ahead of New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna. "It was a great race for Tahiti and for friends who are now in Tahiti and are thinking about us." The va'a competition will ...

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  9. Bank sponsors weightlifting teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Weightlifting team to the Pacific Games received a major boost when Bank of South Pacific presented $7500 cheque to polish off their final preparations in Papua New Guinea. The formalities were done at Team Fiji's departure parade in Suva earlier this week with the full Pacific Games squad in attendance.

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  10. Guam men look to fly high in volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | KUAM News

    The Guam Men's National Indoor Volleyball Team has been busy prepping for the upcoming Pacific Games. The team has been playing against most of the club teams on island in tournaments and open scrimmages during training camp.

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  11. Volleyball team's hopeRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... be very competitive for us in the men category. We have great nation like PNG, New Caledonia, Tahiti and Wallis and Futuna they are the top teams. We have heard they are preparing well for the Pacific Games. We will see some interesting matches from ...

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  12. Carniverous New Guinea flatworm invades United StatesRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | SlashGear.com

    ... It's also appeared in New Caledonia (including mainland and two of the Loyalty Islands, Lifou and Mare), Wallis and Futuna Islands, Singapore, Solomon Islands, and Puerto Rico. Scientists lead by Jean-Lou Justine have tracked this creature's spread ...

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  13. a Highly invasive snail-eating flatworm found in US for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Russia Taday

    An unsightly worm with a mouth in the middle of its belly, considered to be one of the world's "worst invasive species," has been discovered in the US for the first time, making its home in several Miami gardens. In addition to Florida, the creepy-crawly New Guinea flatworm has also been found in five other new locations: New Caledonia, the Wallis and Futuna Islands, Singapore, the Solomon Islands, and Puerto Rico, according to a The flatworm is unlikely to be received with open arms, as its slithery slug-like appearance isn't exactly appealing.

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  14. One Of The Worst Known Invasive Species Discovered In The U.S.Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    ... in the Pacific, including New Caledonia (mainland and Loyalty Islands), Tahiti (French Polynesia), Wallis and Futuna, Singapore, and the Solomon Islands, as well as in San Juan (Puerto Rico) and several gardens in Miami, Fla. Two haplotypes (genetic ...

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  15. New Guinea Flatworm, One Of The World's 'Worst' Invasive Species, Found In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Switched

    ... say it has spread to Florida, New Caledonia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the Solomon Islands, and the Wallis and Futuna Islands. Jean-Lou Justine , who led the research team, said that scientists had previously found the animal in other Pacific islands ...

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  16. New Guinea flatworm, one the world's worst invasive species, found in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | TreeHugger

    ... territories as well: New Caledonia (including mainland and two of the Loyalty Islands, Lifou and Mare), Wallis and Futuna Islands, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Puerto Rico, and Florida. P. manokwari is a known threat for endemic terrestrial mollusks, ...

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  17. Discovery in the US of the New Guinea flatworm -- one of the worst known invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... in the Pacific, including New Caledonia (mainland and Loyalty Islands), Tahiti (French Polynesia), Wallis and Futuna, Singapore, and the Solomon Islands, as well as in San Juan (Puerto Rico) and several gardens in Miami, Fla. Two haplotypes (genetic ...

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  18. Fiji, PNG face-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... the gold medal winning time was 4:01.54 minutes. In 2013, Sili finished with a bronze in the Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna behind two PNG runners. In 5000m, the time set by Nordine Bonfedda of New Caledonia was 15:22.46 minutes, Fiji athlete ...

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  19. Bogidrau aims highRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... 2013, he stood on one leg and competed against other athletes who had the use of both in the Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna. This year he will be competing in the shot put event. This year is also the first year when parasports would be part of the ...

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  20. Tumalevu aims to better jump distanceRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE jump that won Fiji a gold medal in the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna is something Makelesi Tumalevu will not forget. In fact that is her fondest sporting memory as her jump was declared the longest surpassing fellow Fijian Milika Tuivanuavou.

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