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  1. Coconut

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... with Susan Jung The coconut is a versatile fruit that plays an important part in many cuisines. The entire coconut and the parent palm tree can be used- the fruit and liquid for food, the inedible shells for fuel, bowls and utensils, the leaves for weaving and the wood of the tree for building. It is grown across Southeast Asia and South America as well as Polynesia and in other ...

  2. Na?r Skincare

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... extracted from a species of pearl oyster in French Polynesia. With the National Centre for Science Research and the National Museum of Natural History, she devised a cocktail using proteins found ...

  3. The ancient seafarers of the Taiwan Strait

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... spread further south to Austronesian cultures on Southeast Asian and Pacific islands- from Polynesia and Indonesia to the Philippines. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - FIELD TRIP

    Field Trip: Reading and the rules of the road

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Helen Leavey

    ... language lessons on Skype in Chinese and French. Their Chinese teacher is an old friend from Beijing; the French tutor is in French Polynesia. And Sam and Tilly have started to produce some ...

  5. Sugar

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... of grass were sweet. Today we call that grass sugar cane. The word 'sugar' is probably very, very old. It does not come from Polynesia, though. At some point sugar made its way to India, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. travellers' checks

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... Polynesia, Singapore and India, followed by China after the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games,' says group chief executive Marty Kandel. APVC operates a points-based system, meaning the availability ...

  9. Percussionists dazzle on whirlwind world tour

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Diana Danyi

    ... music from Uganda, Zimbabwe, Spain and Polynesia to arrangements of piano music by Claude Debussy and works by icons in contemporary music such as John Cage, Scott Joplin and Steve Reich. Racz ...

  10. Walls on show

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... behind them,' says Aranita, who was born on Moorea island in French Polynesia. To illustration his point, he cites one of the best known of the ancient Chinese novels, Outlaws Of The Marsh, ...




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