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New Plaisance Terminal Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 13:54



Opening of the new terminal

Effective at midnight on Friday 13 September,  the new state of the art SSR International Airport Terminal will be operational in Mauritius.

The new terminal at 57.000 square metres, expects to welcome 4.5 million passengers annually and can accomodate the A380 aircraft.

Domestic traffic will be handled on groung level while all international departures will be on level 1 and international arrivals will be on level 2.

AMA New Petanque Home Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 13:39


New home for Petanque

Danielle Marchand,  the AMA President, has announced that following discussions with the France Petanque Club and the Boules Artistes Club, the AMA will join them in making the Bexley Bowling & Recreation Club the new home of Petanque for our dedicated players.

There are about 20 pistes already in use with all the facilities the Club has to offer such as a bar, very good kitchen, auditorium and lounge area, as well as plenty of seating around the pistes.

 The Club is located at 72 Laycock Street, Bexley North.

The AMA, as well as contributing to the maintenance, will share the pistes and run a combined Club Championship each month.

Practice will still take place at our Kellyville pistes.

Air Mauritius News Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 13:28



Good news for travellers

The Minister for Tourism in Mauritius, Mr Michael Sik Yuen has made the folowing announcement:

Air Mauritius will with immediate effect offer passengers who arrive on their long haul flights from Australia, China and Europe, a free fare onward ticket to La Reunion. All passengers have to pay are the applicable taxes on such a ticket, but the fare itself is free. 

Federal Elections Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 15:21


Mauritian Candidates

The next Federal Elections in Australia will see 2 candidates of Mauritian origin.

Ricardo Balancy, 47 yrs old, will be a candidate for the Liberals in the seat of Holt in Victoria, this will be his second tilt at being elected. He need to overcome a margin of 14% to wrest the seat from Labor.

Paul Tuyau, 44 yrs of age, will be standing in the seat of Bruce in Victoria , as a representative of the Palmer United Party.

Fete Pere Laval Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 08:49


Messe Pere Laval

La messe du Pere Laval aura lieu Dimanche 8 Septembre a 15heures a l'eglise Sainte Therese, 15 Garong Road. Lakemba.

Le principal celebrant sera Pere Gallagher, Nonce Apostolique en Australie representant le Pape Francois.

Specialites mauriciennes en vente apres la messe.

Mobile Phone numbers in Mauritius Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:23

New Mobile Numbers


All numbers assigned to  mobile networks in Mauritius will migrate from 7 to 8 digits by adding the number 5 to existing numbers as from 1 Sep;tember 2013.

Any SIM cards bought after 1 September will have th extra digit 5 added.

After that date if 7 numbers only are used the call will fail.

PERE LAVAL Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 11:30



Les travaux dans la cour de l'egise de Ste Croix devraient prendre fin d'ici le 2 Septembre. Ce sera just a temps pour recevoir les milliers de pelerins qui viendront celebrer le 149eme anniversaire de la mort du Pere Jacques Desire Laval, le 9 Septembre.

Source: LeMauricien 23 Aout

Flood Appeal Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 10:50



The function held on Saturday 6th July at the Red Gum Centre, co-ordinated by Jean-Paul Boudan , with help from all Mauritian clubs and organisations and some generous sponsors was a reging success. Thanks to all artista who gave their time for free.

 The sum raised on the night was a fabulous $13,284.25 whch was handed over to Caritas and Le Panier Fleuri a few days later.

 Congratulations to all who donated and participated.

State League Championships Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 10:44

Petanque Results


Results of NSW Sate League Singles Championships

B Division   Men      Winner:  Neil Kelly

C Division   Men      Runner up:  Roland Edouard

A Division   Ladies   Runner up: Lillian Caruana

                                Semi Finalist:  Jackie Kelly

B Division   Ladies   Runner up:     Danielle Marchand

Congratulations to our players for these wonderful results.

Deces Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 14:18


Deux autres deces

Regrettons d'avoir a annoncer deux autres deces : Claude Maissin enterrement Vendredi 14 et Mme Denise Pepin a Maurice.