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# south-pacific - Friday 5 March, 2021

Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides
# South Pacific
# South Pacific

Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides

Mar 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 12,766 Views 0 Comments

Quakes of 7.3, 7.4 and 8.1 magnitude struck near New Zealand’s remote Kermadec Islands.

# south-pacific - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack
# South Pacific
# South Pacific

Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack

Sep 6th 2016, 2:09 PM 38,458 Views 37 Comments

There were 98 shark attacks globally last year – the highest number ever recorded.

# south-pacific - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Men rescued from desert island after writing 'HELP' with palm leaves
# Rescue Effort
# Rescue Effort

Men rescued from desert island after writing 'HELP' with palm leaves

Apr 10th 2016, 3:58 PM 32,504 Views 34 Comments

The men were stuck on the uninhabited island of Fanadik for three days.

# south-pacific - Friday 26 June, 2015

Denis O'Brien wants people to buy at least $200m of his company
# Caribbean Gold
# Caribbean Gold

Denis O'Brien wants people to buy at least $200m of his company

Jun 26th 2015, 4:39 PM 17,154 Views 67 Comments

Big plans from DOB.

# south-pacific - Sunday 15 March, 2015

'A monster has devastated our country'
# Vanuatu
# Vanuatu

'A monster has devastated our country'

Mar 15th 2015, 9:08 AM 13,853 Views 6 Comments

The devastation on Vanuatu after a massive cyclone hit is becoming clear.

# south-pacific - Saturday 14 March, 2015

'Half an hour of absolute terror': Dozens feared dead as massive cyclone hits South Pacific
# Vanuatu
# Vanuatu

'Half an hour of absolute terror': Dozens feared dead as massive cyclone hits South Pacific

Mar 14th 2015, 8:19 AM 17,992 Views 22 Comments

It has left ‘complete devastation’ on the island of Vanuatu.

# south-pacific - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane - 77 years after she went missing
# Without A Trace
# Without A Trace

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane - 77 years after she went missing

Oct 30th 2014, 2:43 PM 18,712 Views 27 Comments

A sixth expedition will take place to look for the wreckage next year.

# south-pacific - Friday 26 September, 2014

Listen to Benedict Cumberbatch failing to say 'penguins'
# Pengwings
From The Daily Edge
# Pengwings

Listen to Benedict Cumberbatch failing to say 'penguins'

Sep 26th 2014, 7:37 AM 8,438 Views 3 Comments

“Pengwings.”

# south-pacific - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Pacific islander loses bid to become world's first 'climate change refugee'

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,900 Views 70 Comments

Ioane Teitiota had argued that he should be allowed stay in New Zealand, as his low-lying homeland in the South Pacific is at threat from rising seas.

# south-pacific - Friday 23 November, 2012

Scientists can't find Pacific island called Sandy
# Missing Island
# Missing Island

Scientists can't find Pacific island called Sandy

Nov 23rd 2012, 11:09 AM 15,965 Views 48 Comments

“It’s on Google Earth and other maps so we went to check and there was no island. We’re really puzzled. It’s quite bizarre,” said the explorer.