melanesia melanesia

Definition(s):

  • (n) the islands in the southwestern part of Oceania

News

  • Project of the Day: 'Headhunt Revisited'

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments. "Headhunt Revisited" Tweetable Logline: A documentary about exploration, art that spans oceans, decades, and Melanesian culture. Elevator Pitch: HEADHUNT REVISITED is a documentary film about ...
    on April 14, 2014     Source: indieWIRE

Quotes

  1. "This is a large, long-term commitment but one designed to rebuild the economic and social infrastructure of Melanesia in particular because unless we do so, we will be permanently plagued by the need to engage in one-off interventions," Mr Rudd...
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Wimmera Mail Times

  2. "Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are at the forefront of the battle to create a malaria-free Melanesia" said Sir Richard yesterday following a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Fred Fono and Minister for Health and Medical Services, Johnson Koli.
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Richard Feachem Source: Solomon Star

  3. "It is the new Government's view that restoring our capacity to play a lead role in maintaining peace and stability in Melanesia is more important than an overwatch role in Iraq where really our work was done," Mr Fitzgibbon said.
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Joel Fitzgibbon Source: The Australian

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