Antipodes Islands


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Antipodes Islands

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(Placename) the Antipodes Islands a group of small uninhabited islands in the South Pacific, southeast of and belonging to New Zealand. Area: 62 sq km (24 sq miles)
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The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has evacuated a government staff member with a potentially serious condition from the Antipodes Islands in its second medical evacuation in three weeks.
Fortunately, the storms soon subside and we're able to explore our next stop, the Antipodes Islands, on a Zodiac tour.
Voyages to New Zealand and the sub-Antarctic islands will include the seldom-visited Antipodes Islands, while OrionOs Papua New Guinea itineraries will include an new voyage across northern Papua to West Papua and Maluku.
Topics include the controversy over German novelist Gunter Grass's revelation that he served in the Waffen-SS during World War II, interactions between Poles and French in the films of Krystof Kieslowski, a 19th century Polish traveler's observations on European colonists in New Zealand's Antipodes Islands, differences between depictions of violence by European writers and indigenous Pacific writers, language policies and their implementation regarding regional and minority languages in the European Union, the socioeconomic needs of Ukrainian economic migrants in Poland, and Europe's relationship with contemporary Islam.
The nearest land to this point is the Antipodes Islands, a territory of New Zealand.
To the southwest of the Chathams group, the Antipodes Islands will catch an earlier sunrise - but they are strictly protected as a wildlife reserve for sea mammals.