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Pacific Islanders on Canoes Blockade Australia Coal Export Terminal

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Environmental activists teamed up with Pacific islanders in eastern Australia on Friday in an attempt to block the world’s largest coal export terminal by forming a blockade of canoes, surfboards and kayaks. 572 more words

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A Protest and Snakes

“A group of Pacific Islanders joined an environmental protest blockading the Newcastle coal port on Friday, disrupting shipping traffic by paddling canoes across the harbour mouth.”

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Students reject the ‘Model Minority Myth’

“You’re Asian, of course you’re good at math!”

This is the statement that Hannah Zhang, a sophomore at Columbia University, says she heard constantly growing up. 857 more words

VOICES FROM CAMPUS

Tonga hope for Tameifuna

Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna is looking to conclude his push to play for New Zealand and instead don the shirt of Tonga in November and the RWC. 105 more words

Focus On Rwc

Manoa's hattrick crush Sale

Samu Manoa scored three of Northampton’s six tries as they thrashed Sale Sharks 43-10 at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday.

The hosts took control of the game from the outset and there was first-half tries for Pisi brothers; George and Ken, as well as the American second-row, Manoa’s first try. 489 more words

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THE ‘P’ FACTOR

Since the 16th century, the Blue Continent has been a playground for adventure-seeking travellers. Early navigators’ quest for knowledge (officially) and glory (unofficially) prompted them to undertake hazardous voyages in search of new lands in the vast Pacific Ocean. 697 more words

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Tigers win on the road at Exeter

Leicester Tigers came from behind to defeat Exeter Chiefs 24-20 at Sandy Park, England scrum-half Ben Youngs scoring the winner.

The Chiefs dominated for large parts, but the Tigers kept their cool to record their second victory of the season. 445 more words

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