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  1. Samoa sail into the Cup

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Samoa emerged as title contenders after demolishing Japan and Canada in pool C. Mikaele Pesambino, Lolo Lui and captain Uale Mai led the scoring to ease Samoa into a quarter-final berth against Australia. Coach 'Dickie' Tafua prais ...

  2. Catastrophe laps at doorway of low-lying Pacific nation

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Record tides and salt-poisoned crops are forcing the people of Tuvalu to face up to their bleak fate, writes Nick Squires As deputy prime minister of the South Pacific nation of Tuvalu, Saufatu Sopoanga has first-hand experience of the threat to his homel ...

  3. Vulnerable Kiwis look to return to glory days

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Played five, won one, lost four. That is the sorry record New Zealand have against Samoa this season. But Kiwi skipper DJ Forbes laughs aside any suggestions the uncompromising islanders are a bogey side. 'In all fairness Samoa have play ...

  4. Six of the best ... South Sea Islands

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by William Willis

    ... ( www.rarotongan.co.ck ), all palm trees, talcum-powder beaches and sparkling waters. Bora Bora (pictured) Bora Bora, 230km northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia, has often been called the world's most ... serene, offering occasional glimpses of old Polynesia. A more blissful spot in which to laze in the sun on than the sparkling white sands of Temae's Plage Publique probably doesn't exist ...

  5. Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Fiji

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christina Pfeiffer What is it? A romantic couples-only hideaway with 46 bures (cottages), Likuliku Lagoon Resort is located on Malolo Island, in Fiji's Mamanuca archipelago, a 10-minute helicopter flight or 30-minute speedboat ride from Nadi. It's the first resort in Fiji to offer luxurious overwater bures in the style French Polynesia is famous for. Luxurious, you ...

  6. Faster-paced soccer kills off interest in strange kilikiti game

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu The bat is more like a war club, the ball is barely 2.5cm wide and the players wear anything but white. Kilikiti, a form of cricket played in the palm-fringed islands of Polynesia, is one of the strangest sporting legacies of the British empire. But in Tuvalu, a scattered South Pacific archipelago which under British rule was one half ...

  7. Destination: South Island New Zealand

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... or Te Reo Maori, you can make friends all over Polynesia. Hello Kia ora (KEY-ah oh-rah) How are you? Kei te pe-hea koe? (KAY te pay-hey coo) Fantastic! Great! Ehara mai! (Eh hara my) See you ...



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