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11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Five great things to do in New Caledonia

Whether you are relaxing in the water or lazing on the Isle of Pines' talcum power sands, New Caledonia will not disappoint. Photo / Megan Singleton The country is 400km long and its diversity runs from the rich iron-filled red earth of the south to lush tropical bush, waterfalls and white sandy beaches in the north.

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13 hrs ago | Scoop

New Caledonian artist selected at WOW 2014

Press release Embassy of France in New Zealand Wellington, September 17th 2014 New Caledonian artist Florence Dosdane will be participating in the 2014 World of Wearable Art Festival in Wellington. With her very first submission to take part in the festival being successful, Florence was selected to present her creation in the Weta Workshop Costume & Film Section - Kingdoms of the east.

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17 hrs ago | Marlborough Express

Pension available closer to home

WRONG BUTTON: A data entry glitch meant Judy Shone was asked to make her pension claim with authorities in New Caledonia. A Havelock woman was left stunned after Work and Income advised her to claim a pension from a Pacific Island she visited 30 years ago on a week-long family holiday.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

New Caledonia's new five-star resort

Spectacular 180-degree views of a lagoon the colour of a well-known gin bottle are the reward for our morning amble. Below, the distinctive Melanesian-style thatch bungalows of the new Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort and Spa can be seen; rooftop tribal motifs appearing as if to puncture the cloudless sky.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Tahiti, Tribal, Travel

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily Herald

St. Martin's GDP per inhabitant lowest of all French territories

Estimated Gross Domestic Product per inhabitant in French St. Martin is 14,700 euros, the lowest of all French territories with the exception of Mayotte , and less than Dutch St. Maarten where the equivalent GDP is estimated at 16,018 euros per inhabitant. The above was just one of the findings in the 98-page 2013 report on the French-side economy presented Monday by officials from Institut d'A IEDOM publishes each year a report for each territory based on information collected from legitimate sources to provide a snapshot of local economies.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Central America, Guadeloupe, South America, French Guiana

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Scoop

Lower Hutt Man Keeps Watch in New Caledonia

From Hawaii to Antarctica, the Hutt Valley's Lieutenant Payton Kaiwai has been keeping watch in our Navy's fleet for the past three years. LT Kaiwai is currently in New Caledonia for Exercise Croix Du Sud, a joint amphibious exercise which aims to foster and sustain cooperative Defence relationships in our corner of the world.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Fox News

Geckos sent into space to have sex come back to Earth ... frozen to death

In this photo released by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New Caledonian crested gecko uses his tongue to moisten his eye at "The World of Reptiles" in New York City's Bronx Zoo, Sept.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The News

Pictou Weekend Market celebrating 20 years

Stephen Ramsey AKA The Plantman, sells perennials each weekend at the Pictou Weekend Market.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Finding a lost continent

To most people, New Zealand comprises two large islands and a scattering of small and tiny ones.

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Stuff.co.nz

Indulge in French luxury in the Pacific

Surprisingly, friends and family think the French-speaking archipelago is somewhere near Tahiti in French Polynesia, not a mere 2½-hour flight from Sydney, or leisurely two-day cruise with Carnival Spirit, which is how I arrived on a sunny winter's morning to the Melanesian islands laden with calorie-rich pastries, French wine and cheese.

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Related Topix: Tahiti, Tribal, Oceania, Life, Food, Dining, Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Scoop

Advocates, journalists criticise NZ media for a ign...

Journalists and human rights advocates talked to by Pacific Scoop this week believe New Zealand media "ignores" many critical news stories and issues about the region.

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Art Daily

In a solemn ceremony in Paris, France returns skull of New Caledonian chief, 135 years on

People attend a ceremony on August 28, 2014 in Paris, before the return in New-Caledonia of the remains of the Great Kanak Chief Atai.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada NewsWire

Caledonian Royalty Corporation and CRC Royalty Corporation to Complete Reorganization

The Reorganization provides for, among other matters, the reorganization of Caledonian into a dividend-paying share corporation on a tax deferred basis and the amalgamation of CRC with Caledonian .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Marine News

Australian Forces in S. Pacific Disaster Relief Exercise

Almost 200 members of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force are joining forces with personnel from across the region in a major humanitarian relief exercise in the South Pacific, says the Australia Defence Force .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Five things to do in New Caledonia

Within three hours' travel from Auckland, you can be practising your French and eating the best of both worlds in New Caledonia.

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The Otago Daily Times

Speech skills may win trip

An Otago Girls' High School pupil has reached the national final of the Alliance Francaise Concours Oral with a chance of winning a trip to New Caledonia.

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The Otago Daily Times

Life lessons stand test of time

Eric Lundquist, at his home in Brooklands Village, Mosgiel, reads through letters received from children he sponsors.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

CREALOGIX wins first digital banking mandate in the Asia-Pacific region

Media release Zurich, 19 August 2014 CREALOGIX wins first digital banking mandate in the Asia-Pacific region The Banque Caledonienne d'Investissement , the biggest bank in New Caledonia, is introducing the comprehensive CLX.E-Banking Software Suite including mobile banking from CREALOGIX.

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