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2009-03-22 21:33:00

Andre Clarke Appointed New Zealand Country Manager AUCKLAND, New Zealand, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The growth partnership company, Frost & Sullivan, has announced the launch of an office in New Zealand to service a growing client base among both local and multi-national organisations as well as in the NZ public sector. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) At the same time, the company has announced the appointment of Andre Clarke as New Zealand Country Manager.

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2009-03-19 15:23:02

Scientists ventured across the South Pacific Thursday with the purpose of inspecting an undersea volcano near Tonga that has been shooting steam and ash thousands of feet into the sky for days.

2009-01-23 10:19:31

New research into language evolution suggests most Pacific populations originated in Taiwan around 5,200 years ago.

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2008-11-07 14:30:00

Two Durham University scientists are to play a key part in a 6000km trip following the migration route of ancient Pacific cultures.

2008-10-10 06:00:25

By Sonya Padgett By SONYA PADGETT REVIEW-JOURNAL The Cannery will display a little Hawaiian hospitality during the Islands of the Pacific Cultural Festival Friday through Sunday at the North Las Vegas casino at 2121 E. Craig Road.

2008-10-01 09:00:23

Text of report by Radio New Zealand International text website on 1 October [Unattributed article: "Tonga MPs and the media hold a workshop on media freedom"] The editor of a newspaper in Tonga says he hopes that parliament can gain a better understanding of the role of the media to help them gain greater press freedom in Tonga.

2008-09-19 00:00:23

By Karen Zapf A former borough councilman has started a nonprofit group aimed at renovating properties and redeveloping others. Orelio "Rollo" Vecchio, who was a member of council for 28 years until losing re-election last year, has formed the East Suburban New Life Development Corp.

2008-08-20 12:00:29

HONOLULU, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii-based South Pacific Development Group (SPDG) has obtained a 120-year lease for 600 acres of prime oceanfront land on Savaii Island in Samoa to develop the Sasina Village Resort.

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2008-08-08 05:55:00

Rising sea levels may one day sink some South Pacific islands, and Olympic athletes are warned its now or never to go for the gold.


Latest Polynesia Reference Libraries

National Park Of America Samoa
2013-03-05 08:50:47

The National Park of American Samoa is located in the American territory known as American Samoa. The park is actually divided into three different areas comprised of the islands of Ta‘ū, Tutuila, and Ofu-Olosega. This park was legally established by Public Law 100-571 in 1988, but the land could not be acquired due to the traditional communal land system of its native inhabitants. However, in 1993, the National Park Service signed a fifty-year lease with Samoan village councils to acquire...

Pacific Rim
2013-02-19 13:33:00

The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...

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2008-09-12 16:44:08

The Polynesian Triller (Lalage maculosa), is a passerine bird belonging to the triller genus Lalage in the cuckoo-shrike family Campephagidae. It has numerous subspecies distributed across the islands of the south-west Pacific. The breeding range extends through Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu and the Santa Cruz Islands. It occurs in a wide variety of habitats including man-made habitats such as plantations and gardens. It is about 6 inches to 6.25 inches long. The...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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