- 'An old school gem' - Williamson's match-winning ton praised after tense NZ win over SA
Kane Williamson is praised after his unbeaten century guides New Zealand to a tense four-wicket World Cup win over South Africa.
BBC News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 21:50:43 GMT.
- Cricket World Cup: Kane Williamson guides New Zealand past South Africa in thrilling finish
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson guides the Kiwis past South Africa in a thrilling finish in the World Cup group game at Edgbaston.
BBC News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 19:58:25 GMT.
- Iceland is the most peaceful nation on Earth and world 'peacefulness' has improved
Iceland (pictured) was top for the 12th year in a row, followed by New Zealand, Portugal and Austria - while Afghanistan was bottom of the list, moving below even Syria.
Daily Mail. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:50:52 GMT.
- Hawaiian, Southwest, Allegiant top Forbes list of fastest airlines in the U.S.
Hawaiian, Southwest and Allegiant airlines topped the list that measured efficiency and government on-time percentage rates.
Yahoo. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:30:10 -0400.
- Man who shared New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21-month sentence - CNET
Philip Arps, a Christchurch businessman, sent the video to 30 people, the judge said.
Sean Keane. CNET. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:07:24 +0000.
- You Can Mail a Coconut to Anywhere in the World From This Post Office in Hawaii
Why send a postcard during your travels when you can 'post-a-nut?'
Smithsonian. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:00:00 +0000.
- Fifita suspended for three games after NRL judiciary upholds dangerous contact grading
Andrew Fifita won't play for Tonga this Saturday and will miss the next two games for the Sharks.
Sam Phillips. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:08:28 +1000.
- New Zealander jailed for sharing Christchurch mass shooting video
Self-described white supremacist Philip Arps put behind bars for 21 months for sharing footage of the massacre.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:14:58 GMT.
- New Zealand mosque shooting video sharer jailed
A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being killed at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.
Irish Independent. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:39:09 +0100.
- Golf In Kauai -- Where To Play On Hawaii's Garden Island
Is this Hawaiian island a good golf destination? WIthout a doubt. And here's why.
By Scott Kramer, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:24:00 +0000.
- Strong quake hits island chain off New Zealand; no tsunami
A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck an arc of islands off New Zealand on Sunday, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it may cause only minor sea level changes in some coastal areas.
Fox News. Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:28:29 GMT.
- Canada tops New Zealand, qualifies for round of 16
Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince scored second-half goals as Canada moved into the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday.
CBC News. Sat, 15 Jun 2019 17:08:46 EDT.
- A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School's 135-Year History
Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who now heads a military command in Guam, as the college's next leader was a "historic choice," according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.
Bobby Allyn. NPR. Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:09:59 -0400.
- Alleged New Zealand mosque shooter pleads not guilty
The Australian man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
ABC News. Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:50:20 -0400.
- Horwath HTL Industry Report: New Zealand
The performance of the New Zealand hotel industry plateaued in 2018, although at a relatively high level compared to recent decades. ...
Hsyndicate. Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:18:37 +0200.
- Kaiser Permanente sues Queen's Health System over contract dispute
Kaiser disputed Queen's alleged assertion that it would bill Kaiser members who receive emergency care at the Hawaiian health system if Kaiser does not pay all the billed charges.
Alex Kacik. Modern Healthcare. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:50:19 EDT.
- Hawaiian Airlines Reports May 2019 Traffic Statistics
Hawaiian welcomed more than one million guests in May. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 5.8 percent on an increase of 4.1 percent in capacity (available seat miles) compared to May 2018. ...
Travel Industry Wire. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:57:36 EST.
- An 'Anomaly' the Size of Hawaii Is Buried Beneath the Moon's Biggest Crater
There's a gargantuan secret buried under the largest crater in the solar system, and it weighs more than Hawaii.
Live Science. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 03:42:00 EDT.
The Pacific Islands of Oceania are grouped into three regions:
Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The island nations of
Melanesia include Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and
The nations of Micronesia include the Federated States of Micronesia
as well as Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Palau.
The Polynesian nations include New Zealand plus Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu.
More news and information about selected Pacific Island nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of Fiji's capital city is Suva, and its national currency
is the Fiji Dollar. English is the primary language used in Fiji,
and in 2007, the population of Fiji was estimated at 919,000.
The Republic of Kiribati's capital city is Tawara, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. English and Kiribati are the primary
languages used in the Republic, and in 2007, the Republic's population
was estimated at 108,000.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands' capital city is Majuro,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English and Marshellese are
the primary languages used on the islands, and in 2007, the islands'
population was estimated at 62,000.
The Federated States of Micronesia's capital city is Palikir,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English is the primary language
used in Micronesia, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Republic of Nauru's capital city is Yaren District, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. Nauruan and English are the
primary languages used in Nauru, and in 2007, Nauru's estimated
population was 14,000.
New Zealand's capital city
is Wellington, and its national currency is the New Zealand Dollar.
English and Maori are widely used languages in New Zealand, and in 2007,
the nation's estimated population was 4,116,000.
The Republic of Palau's
capital city is Koror, and its currency is the US Dollar.
Palauan and English are the primary languages of Palau,
and in 2007, Palau's estimated population was 21,000.
Papua New Guinea's capital city is Port Moresby,
and its national currency is the Kina. English, Tok Pisin,
and Hiri Motu are the primary languages of PNG, and in 2007, the
country's estimated population was 5,796,000.
The Independent State of Samoa's
capital city is Apia, and its national currency is the Tala.
Samoan and English are the primary languages used in Samoa, and in 2007,
Samoa's estimated population was 214,000.
The Solomon Islands' capital city is Honiara, and its national currency
is the Solomon Islands Dollar. English is the primary language
of the Solomon Islands, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Kingdom of Tonga's capital city
is Nuku'alofa, and its national currency is the Tongan Dollar.
English and Tongan are the primary languages of Tonga, and in 2007,
Tonga's estimated population was 117,000.
Tuvalu's capital city
is Fongafale, and its currency is the Australian Dollar. Tuvuluan
and English are the primary languages used on Tuvalu, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 12,000.
The Republic of Vanuatu's capital city is Port-Vila,
and its national currency is the Vatu. Bislama, English, and French
are the primary languages spoken on Vanuatu, and in 2007, the Republic's
estimated population was 212,000.