French Polynesia

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French Polynesia yacht wreck leads to drug problem.

Islanders on tiny Pacific atoll may have helped themselves to burning boat's illicit cargo.

- BBC - UK

The Health Benefits of Laughing!.

Is a good laugh just what the doctor ordered? Check out a funny blooper from Plastic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon's trip to Tahiti and giggle your way to good health.

- Yahoo! News - US

Miranda Kerr Loves Noni Juice - Do The Doctors?.

Supermodel Miranda Kerr reportedly swears by the health and beauty benefits of Tahitian noni juice. But is the tropical beverage really a fountain of wellness?

- Yahoo! News - US

Explore the Health Secrets of Tahiti.

Take a tropical adventure – without leaving your couch! Join Plastic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon on a journey to the islands of Tahiti to uncover the wellness secrets of this famously healthy Pacific paradise. Chef Lou Wellness cCoach Tuomo and show Dr. Ordon how to make delicious Tahitian specialties, including including ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Widespread invasive species control is a risky business.

Partula snails were driven to extinction in the wild by introduced predators. Wikimedia CommonsIn 1977, on the islands of French Polynesia, government authorities released a predatory snail. They hoped this introduction would effectively control another species of invasive snail, previously introduced to supply escargot. ...

- The Conversation - UK

The private island in French Polynesia where Pippa Middleton is on honeymoon.

After a star-studded, near-royal wedding, newlyweds Pippa Middleton and James Matthews have taken off for their honeymoon in French Polynesia.

- Stuff - NZ

Take a tour of Borgo Finocchieto, the luxurious Italian villa where the Obamas are on holiday.

The Obamas have been holidaying in plenty of amazing destinations since the 44th president left office in January. From Richard Branson's private Necker Island to Marlon Brando's former hideaway in Tahiti, it's been mostly tropical.

- Stuff - NZ