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  1. South Pacific music is worth celebrating

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are used to celebrate and mark important events throughout Polynesia,' the programme spokesperson said. The performance pieces include everything from log drum grooves to soulful ballads, ... Canoe', and the name is derived from the sea-migrating origins of the Polynesian people. The performance by the 11-piece group from New Zealand tells the story of Polynesia, from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627676/south-pacific-music-worth-celebrating
  2. Entree: South Pacific

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... you'd have to trade gastronomy for a suntan, gourmets have a wide variety of venues to choose from in the region. Bloody Mary's, Bora Bora, French Polynesia boraboraisland.com/bloodymarys ... in an earth oven under the coconut palms. L' Hippocampe, Le Meridien Hotel, Noumea, New Caledonia, starwoodhotels.com New Caledonia, like French Polynesia, has a beautiful fusion of cultures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/647061/entree-south-pacific
  3. Hawaiian stars to put on hula of a good show

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... for Polynesia is no surprise considering she spent some of her formative years there. 'Aloha means love, friendship and respecting each other,' said Siet, who named her daughter Kalani, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646467/hawaiian-stars-put-hula-good-show
  4. travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For details, visit www.banyantree.com. Family affair Families seeking paradise need search no further. The Legends Resort Moorea, in French Polynesia, opens next month and features family-friendly two- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641615/travellers-checks
  5. From the vault: 1931

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... premiered in faraway Hollywood only the previous month and, made with non-actors on location in French Polynesia, the film was enthusiastically prescribed as a welcome antidote to 'the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631830/vault-1931
  6. Naturalist launches mission to prove moas are not dead as a dodo

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney It is thought to have been extinct for at least 500 years, but that has not stopped an amateur naturalist preparing to venture deep into the forests of New Zealand in search of the moa, a giant emu-like bird. Moas are believed to have been hunted to extinction by Maori in the centuries after they settled New Zealand from Polynesia, about 1,000 years ago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/622871/naturalist-launches-mission-prove-moas-are-not-dead-dodo
  7. Waddle behaviour

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... and international troupes, including ballet dancers and fire-eaters from Polynesia, stilt-walkers from France and 13 local groups such as Cheung Chau's debutant piu sik children on floats. Chan first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625556/waddle-behaviour

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