Stories about Oceania from June, 2007
Fiji: US Laws and Fijian Blogs
Digital Fiji highlights a Fijian blog that is asking its readers to attack tourists in a bid to destabilize the military government. The blogger urges Fijian bloggers to be aware of the laws in the US where the blogging service is based. “act of publishing these posts violates several criminal...
Tahitians can dance!
See photographs of over seventy Tahitian dancers performing in costumes fashioned from pandanus leaves.
Fenua blog has photographs of a traditional Tahitian dance performance (Fr).
New Caledonia by aerodrome
5 minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie: Sebastian took a tour of New Caledonia by aerodrome and has the video to prove it.
Bookcovers from Tahiti
Tahiti: Litterature, Musique et… has been posting retro covers of Tahitian novels and books about Tahitian history, culture and society.
Fiji: Attending Dalai Lama's Talk
Babasiga blog has highlights from a talk given by Dalai Lama in Australia. The blogger asks “Some of the things he said this trip certainly sounded like universal principles that could well apply to a small nation like Fiji. Are there Buddhists in Fiji?”
Tahiti: Traditional Healing or Charlatanry?
Parlons Tahiti writes charlatans who sell alternative or traditional remedies [Fr] for exorbitant prices and claim to cure everything from leprosy to AIDS.
Fiji: Academics ask the Military to Stop Bullying the Students
The intelligentsia blog posts a letter written by two lecturers from the University of the South Pacific. The letter, addressed to the military authorities, is asking them to stop intimidating the students for contributing content to blogs.