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New Zealand has refused a man's claim to become the first official refugee from climate change

Ioane Teitiota claimed refuge due to climate change in 2009 and has been fighting to remain in New Zealand, where he has been residing with his wife and children. 269 more words

Interview with ABC Radio Australia's Pacific Beat - OTA Centre, Tonga (July 2015)

On 7 July 2015, the General Manager of MAMA, Paul Singer, spoke with Bruce Hill on ABC Radio Australia’s program, Pacific Beat.

Speaking to an audience that extended across the Pacific, Paul and Bruce discussed the opening of the newly refurbished OTA Disability Centre in Nuku’alofa on Friday 3 July. 12 more words

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Tamana: Week One

It took nearly a full week to get used to all of the amenities in my new house. I had a water pump, two levels of living space, an attached… 675 more words

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Five men rescued after days adrift in South Pacific in small boat

Five men are presumably relieved beyond measure after being rescued from a small aluminum boat with no engine that had been drifting for days in the South Pacific, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. 379 more words

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Five men rescued after days adrift in South Pacific in small boat

TERAINA ISLAND, Kiribati — Five men are presumably relieved beyond measure after being rescued from a small aluminum boat with no engine that had been drifting for days in the South Pacific, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. 312 more words

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Wonderful weightlifter Katoatau takes Kiribati's first golds

By Willie Lovai, Games News Service

PORT MORESBY, July 8 – David Katoatau (KIR) overpowered his opponents to claimed Kiribati’s first gold medals at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games in the men’s -105kg category in weightlifting at the PNG Power Dome on Wednesday. 258 more words

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Samoa and PNG continue hot touch footy form

By Samuel Kehatsin, Games News Service

PORT MORESBY, July 6 – Samoa and Papua New Guinea men’s and women’s teams chalked up good wins in the last of the touch footy round robin games at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games on Monday. 271 more words

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