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'Slow food festival' - Vanuatu

24 Aug 2016

Residents on Vanuatu's Tanna Island will hold their first 'slow food festival' this week, featuring traditional methods of cooking and preserving food for times of disaster.

The festival runs all week in the provincial capital of Tafea province, and is expected to attract representatives from all six provinces including nearby countries including New Caledonia and Fiji, to attend to demonstrate their own food preparation and preservation methods.

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Rio 2016 Olympics go out in style

22 Aug 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics - The Rio Olympics have closed after 17 days with a huge Brazilian carnival-like party, despite gusty, wet conditions.

Despite a wet evening, 70,000 spectators turned out to see the final act of the 28th Olympics.

Rio was hit with strong winds and heavy rain in the hours before, and a power cut hit Maracana Stadium just minutes before the start of the ceremony.

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Fiji welcomes home Olympic 7s Champions

22 Aug 2016

Tens of thousands of people in Fiji have turned out to welcome home the country's Olympic champion sevens team.

The team has been greeted by massive crowds in Nadi and Suva and today is a public holiday in Fiji in honour of their gold medal triumph in Rio.

RNZ International's Vinnie Wylie reports.

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Samoa's Dodson misses sprint semis

18 Aug 2016

Samoa's Jeremy Dodson has missed out on a berth in the 200m semi finals at the Rio Olympics.

The 28 year old finished fifth in the opening heat in 20.51 seconds, a race won by Panama's Alonso Edward in 20.19.

That mark was well short of his personal best time of 20.07 seconds from 2011 and the 20.2 mark he was hoping to hit to assure himself of a place in the final 24.

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Rio pits Sky against social media

17 Aug 2016

Opinion - With Olympic events happening in the middle of the night, social media has been the best way to keep up with the Games, says Jamie Wall.

How are you watching the Olympics these days?

Wake up, check phone. Get dressed, check phone. Sit on public transport, check phone. Drive in car, check phone (if naughty). Get to work, check social media on company computer.

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Cook Islands rate Rio a success

16 Aug 2016

Cook Islands believe their Olympic campaign in Rio has been a success despite missing on most of their targets.

Weightlifter Luisa Peters was the country's final athlete to compete on Monday, in the women's over 75kg division.

The 23 year old, who was attending her second Olympic Games, had been hoping to break the national record of of 227kg set earlier this year but fell 3kg shy of her previous mark.

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