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  1. Mystery island

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Diane Anderson

    ... Compiled by Diane Anderson Easter Island is a tiny, isolated speck of land that sits all by itself in the vast South Pacific Ocean. For such a small place, it has a surprisingly large number of unanswered riddles that puzzle everyone- even the islanders A ...

  2. Your chance to follow in Frodo's footsteps

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olivia Chavassieu If you want a chance to visit the land of the long white cloud, read on. Proactive Study Abroad is offering one of our junior reporters a place on the Whitianga English Alive Tour to New Zealand. Yes, you heard correctly, New Zealand! Ho ...

  3. Tales of Tahiti from a femme fatale

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... grew up in a fibro shack, behind a petrol station. 'It's one of the poorest suburbs in Tahiti, but the first to publicly proclaim itself against nuclear testing in French Polynesia ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 30

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SPLASHDOWN On Sevens Saturday in 1992, spectators were enjoying a fine afternoon when a gigantic black cloud rolled down from the north, turning day into night. Then the rain came. In no time the pitch was under water and the tournament was transformed in ...

  6. Pacific paradise left behind to the swimming pigs

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires Their turquoise bays, white sand beaches and palm trees may present a vision of paradise, but the future of three of the Pacific's smallest countries is under threat as their inhabitants seek new lives elsewhere. The tiny nations of Niue ...

  7. Britain to close the doors of South Pacific outposts

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Nuku'alofa It is the epitome of the British diplomatic outpost in the tropics, from the Union Jack fluttering alongside a grove of palm trees to the immaculate white residency overlooking the deep blue waters of the South Pacific. The ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: The River is based on memories of the British Raj in the 1920s

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Text: Paul Fonoroff As the colonial era reached its twilight in the 1950s, a spate of Hollywood films emerged that showed European-controlled African and Asian realms in an exotic, nostalgic light. British Africa in King Solomon's Mines (1950), French Polynesia in South Pacific (1958), and Hong Kong in Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) were three prominent examples. ...

  9. History-makers Part 23: Thor Heyerdahl

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Polynesia, a cluster of around 1,000 islands in the central and southern Pacific Ocean. He became interested in the culture of the people who inhabited these islands. After graduating, he made his first journey to Polynesia. He went to the remote Marquesas Islands. Heyerdahl went to the island of Fatu Hiva. He wanted to research how the indigenous animals had got there. He and his wife ...

  10. InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa, Bora Bora

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Kelly Carter

    ... binding unless they have first gained temporary residency in French Polynesia. What's the decor like? French architect/designer Philippe Grandous, a Tahitian resident, worked closely ... Thatch-roofed, over-water bungalows are synonymous with French Polynesia but this is the only hotel in the region to have put all its rooms on stilts. The 80 suites are all of the same size (more than ...




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