Pacific Websites


PACIFIC INFORMATION (General)

 

Aboriginal Australia - History (simple account for lay readers, not an academic site) http://www.australiasouvenir.com/pages/history-of-the-aborigines-in-australia.html

Administrators and Rulers   http://rulers.org/index.html

American Library Association Scholarships http://www.ala.org/scholarships

Antarctic Treaties http://www.antcrc.utas.edu.au/opor/Treaties/Home.html

Asia-Pacific Network http://www.asiapac.org.fj/

Asia-Pacific Universe http://AsiaPacificUniverse.com/

Australian Dictionary of Biography http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/adbonline.htm

Australian National Library Readers' Guide to Pacific Collections http://www.nla.gov.au/guides/36.html

Australian National Library guide to Digitised Pacific Resources: Global Collections http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/digitised-pacific-resources.html

Australian Pictorial Archive (Pictures from many Pacific countries) http://www.pictureaustralia.org/

Bank of Hawaii: Economic Research Center http://mp630.aaprint.com/boh/101home.html

Center for Pacific Islands Studies (UHM)  http://www2.hawaii.edu/cpis/

Centre for Pacific Studies, Nijmegen, Netherlands http://www.kun.nl/cps/

Charting the Pacific (stories, voices, lives & facts about the Pacific) http://www.abc.net.au/ra/pacific/

CIA World Factbook  http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

Coombsweb http://coombs.anu.edu.au/CoombswebPages/Coombspapers.html

East-West Center Page http://www.ewc.hawaii.edu

FAO Nutritional Profiles by Country (Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG so far) http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/nutrition/profiles_by_country_en.stm#asia

Freshtopia (fun website with news, recipes and videos, all with a strong Pacific flavour) http://freshtopia.net/

Galen Frysinger's Pacific travel photos http://www.galenfrysinger.com/pacific.htm

Gender Relations Centre (ANU) http://rspas.anu.edu.au/grc

Global Plant Protection Information System (FAO) http://pppis.fao.org

Go Asia Pacific (ABC/Radio Australia information site on Asia and the Pacific; not updated since Oct 2004)  http://goasiapacific.com/

Indigenous Cultures page, Museum of Victoria http://www.mov.vic.gov.au/indigenous

International Centre for Island Studies  http://www.islandstudies.org/

International Small Island Studies Association (ISISA)
http://www.upei.ca/~iis/islandsvii/isisa.htm

Islands Society http://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/Centres/SouthPacific/ISISA.html

Jane Resture's Oceania Homepage http://www.janeresture.com/ 

Land tenure and land conflict in the South Pacific  http://www.usp.ac.fj/landmgmt/pdf/faoreport.pdf

Last-First Networks — South Pacific    (called "tools for Change", this site deals with development and self-sustainability)   http://www.lastfirst.net/catalog.php?cPath=863&osCsid=0be950032e3151ae8fb54bbca418e1ad

L'Océanie: Peuples des eaux, gens des îles http://www.oceanie.org/accueil.html

Lonely Planet Pacific Page http://www.lonelyplanet.com/pacific

Lundsgaarde's Central Pacific Project http://lark.cc.ukans.edu/~henry/

Microstate network (small islands) http://microstate.com/cgi-win/mstatead.exe/search

National Library of Australia Readers Guide to Pacific Collections http://www.nla.gov.au/guides/36.html

Oceania - Water people, island folk (French language site, English intro, nice visuals but very slow-loading for 'phone-modem users) http://www.oceanie.org/aainfo.html

Pacific Collection at Hamilton Library, UHM (very rich resource)  http://www2.hawaii.edu/~speccoll/pacific.html

Pacific Disaster Center http://www.pdc.org/iweb/pdchome.html

Pacific Disasster Net site http://www.pacificdisaster.net/

Pacific Internet Resources (Australian National Library site) http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/pacsites.html

Pacific Internet Resources (UHM Special Collections site)  http://www2.hawaii.edu/~speccoll/pacificinternet.html

Pacific Islanders' Cultural Organization (Northern California site) http://www.pica-org.org/

Pacific Island Jobs (volunteering and jobs website) http://www.pacificislandjobs.com/

Pacific Manuscripts Bureau http://www.nla.gov.au/ms/pmb.html

Pacific Navigation http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~feegi/index.html

Pacific Peoples' Partnership http://www.pacificpeoplespartnership.org

Pacific Pictorial Archive (Pictures of many Pacific countries from Australian collections) http://www.pictureaustralia.org/

Pacific Prehistory http://archaeology.org/9811/abstracts/pacific.html

Pacific Regional Information System (PRISM)  (Statistical information about Pacific island countries)  http://www.spc.int/prism/index.htm

Pacific Research Online http://www.pacificresearchonline.com/>http://www.pacificresearchonline.com/

Pacific Science Association Congress http://www.usp.ac.fj/~psa

Pacific Stories (website of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Film Australia) http://www.abc.net.au/pacificstories/

Pacific Studies WWW Monitor  http://coombs.anu.edu.au/pacific-www-monitor.html

Pacific Studies WWW Virtual Library http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-PacificStudies.html

Pasific Nius http://www.usp.ac.fj/journ/nius/index.html

Perfect Beat (The Pacific Journal for Research into Popular Music and Culture) http://www.mcs.mq.edu.au/content/pbeat/default.htm

Phone directories of Pacific countries http://www.infobel.com/teldir/teldir.asp?page=/eng/apac

Polynesian Cultural Center http://polynesianculturalcenter.com/

Radio Pacific (ABC Australia site of nbreaking news, articles etc., upddated frequently) http://www.abc.net.au/ra/

RAMSI Newsletter http://www.ramsi.org/

Resource Management/Environment Useful Links http://rspas.anu.edu.au/rmap/Pages/Links/Links_1.html

Secretariat of the Pacific Community http://www.spc.int/corp/

South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission  http://www.sopac.org.fj/

South Pacific Commission (today SEE Secretariat of the Pacific Community)

South Pacific Information Network http://sunsite.anu.edu.au/spin/

South Pacific Organizer (David Stanley: brief country descriptions, some tourist highlights, and fast facts. Useful first introduction to the countries)   http://www.southpacific.org/

South Pacific Tourism Council http://www.infocentre.com/spt/

South Pacific Tourism Organisation http://www.tcsp.com/

South Pacific Trade Comission http://www.sptc.gov.South Pacific

Telephone directories of Pacific countries http://www.infobel.com/teldir/teldir.asp?page=/eng/apac

Tourism Organization http://www.tcsp.com/

Travel site (cheap fares FROM US TO Australia, NZ and Pacific)  http://www.australiahotfares.com/

UNSW Pacific Website http://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/Centres/SouthPacific/homepage.html

USP School of Law site  http://www.vanuatu.usp.ac.fj

Washington Post countries website http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/longterm/worldref/country/

World Weather 15-day Weather Forecasts http://24meteo.com

Wikipacifica storytelling, learning and friendship network http://www.wikipacifica.org/Wikipacifica

Wise Coastal Practices for Sustainable Human Development (Pacific section includes fisheries, environmental management, traditions, ownership) http://www.csiwisepractices.org/ (requires user id: csi and password wise)

World Bank Internetaccess to two major datasets:

ZoomInfo (search for people by name, businesses, and jobs) http://www.zoominfo.com/ 


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