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Transpac goes Tahiti in 2016!


Transpac has received several inquiries from interested sailors about another race from Los Angeles to Tahiti.

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Tahiti Federation puts women’s football first


Federation Tahitienne de Football organised its first FIFA Live Your Goals festival in Papeete at the AS Dragon Sports Complex on Saturday.

Source: Tahiti Federation puts women’s football first

Tahiti nurses strike to get paid | Radio New Zealand News


Independent nurses in French Polynesia have begun an indefinite strike because they say they have not been paid for several months.

Source: Tahiti nurses strike to get paid | Radio New Zealand News

Flosse faces OPT retrial in Tahiti | Radio New Zealand News


A fresh bid will be made in French Polynesia today to try a former president and a French executive over a long-running major corruption case involving the OPT telecommunications company.

via Flosse faces OPT retrial in Tahiti | Radio New Zealand News.

Tahoeraa expulsions in Tahiti challenged | Radio New Zealand News


The party’s leader, Gaston Flosse, removed him and three others for wanting to stand in next month’s elections to the French Senate in defiance of the party’s earlier nomination of two candidates.

via Tahoeraa expulsions in Tahiti challenged | Radio New Zealand News.

Tahiti court hears defamation case against Le Monde | Radio New Zealand News


The court will deliver its ruling on 19 May in the case lodged by Gaston Flosse during the 2013 election campaign, after which he returned to power.

via Tahiti court hears defamation case against Le Monde | Radio New Zealand News.

Sport: Tahiti U17 footballers seal top spot | Radio New Zealand News


Tahiti sealed top spot in Group B with a 2-0 victory over Vanuatu at the Oceania Under 17 Football Championship, to set up a semi final against Group A runners-up New Caledonia.

via Sport: Tahiti U17 footballers seal top spot | Radio New Zealand News.

First cyclone of season forms near Tahiti | Radio New Zealand News


The acting director Aminiasi Duidraki says the system is moving in a south southeasterly direction across French Polynesia at a speed of 20 kilometres per hour and is intensifying.

via First cyclone of season forms near Tahiti | Radio New Zealand News.

Tahiti anti-Muslim protestors in court | Radio New Zealand News


Two men have appeared in French Polynesia’s criminal court charged with inciting religious hatred.

The two were arrested in June after they had thrown a pig’s head at the entrance to the Islamic Centre in Papeete.

via Tahiti anti-Muslim protestors in court | Radio New Zealand News.

New Caledonia gets chikungunya case from Tahiti | Radio New Zealand News


The government says the mosquito-borne disease was brought to Noumea by a 79-year-old man who had arrived on a flight from Tahiti.

via New Caledonia gets chikungunya case from Tahiti | Radio New Zealand News.