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  1. Australia need consistency to end 23-year jinx

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous Nineteen-eighty-eight: five syllables everybody associated with Australian sevens must be sick of hearing. That, of course, was the year they last won the Cup competition in Hong Kong, but captain Bernard Foley insists that record of undera ...

  2. Samoa off to flying start despite Kenyan resistance

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mathew Scott Samoan coach Stephen Betham revealed he had had a tough job keeping his players' feet on the ground after their stunning 26-19 victory over New Zealand in February's USA Sevens in Las Vegas, a win that he freely admits brought the t ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Young Hongkongers take to the rugby pitch Rugby World Cup fever hits Hong Kong in earnest as hundreds of youngsters scrum down for the Te Aka Aorere Mini-Rugby Tournament at Kings Park ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Hilton Bora Bora Nui

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... bungalows in French Polynesia. Opened last September, the presidential villas are 315 square metres of Polynesian luxury with three bedrooms, private plunge pools and sleek bathtubs (right), ... is at Vaitape, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, tel: 6 89 60 3300; www1.hilton.com. ...

  7. Boks 'have what it takes'

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

    ... Donald Asprey South Africa have all the attributes to carry off the Cup final today, says playmaker Stefan Basson. They were in ruthless form as they dispatched Tonga and Wales in pool B to advance to the quarter-finals. After a bruising 31-12 win over To ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...




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