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the news at the 1 of Wednesday, June 22, 2022 –

The essentials of New Caledonian news this morning: the mission on the institutional future arrives, the Minister for Overseas France is a candidate for the presidency of the National Assembly, the deputy Dunoyer leaves for Paris, the loyalist confederation has been formed , the Covid point but also the dangers of the CMV, the Music Festival, swimmer Maxime Grousset in the world final of the 100m freestyle or gold in the long jump in the Saipan Mini-games.

They are expected either. Four senators make up the fact-finding mission on the institutional future of New Caledonia. For five days, they will meet all the local stakeholders in the three provinces. Among them, François-Noel Buffet, senator Les Républicains in the Rhône. According to him, it is “contribute to reflection on the institutional situation, by supporting and consolidating the process of dialogue initiated by the Matignon and Nouméa agreements between the State and the New Caledonian populations in ‘after Nouméa'”. First sequence Friday, in Nouméa : an interview with the President of the Government, Louis Mapou.

This mission comes in a particular context, a few days after the second round of legislative elections. In France, the news at the Palais Bourbon continues to punctuate political news. President Macron has been receiving political party leaders at the Élysée since Tuesday to seek “possible constructive solutions” to govern.
Also among the emergencies, finding the successor to Richard Ferrand as President of the National Assembly. Several deputies like Éric Woerth, Barbara Pompili, or even Yaël Braun-Pivet, the current Minister of Overseas Territories, are approached. Just re-elected MP for Yvelines, Yaël Braun-Pivet quickly expressed her interest in this function. A hypothesis that would force her to leave the Ministry of Overseas where she was appointed a month ago. The election of the President of the Assembly is scheduled for June 28.

With us, Philippe Dunoyer takes the plane this evening for Paris. Before his departure, the member of the first constituency, re-elected Sunday, with 66% of the votes cast was the guest of the television news last night and today that of the morning.

“Together” will settle in the New Caledonian political landscape. The confederation of four loyalist parties thus named saw its statutes made public yesterday. Built for the legislative elections, it is indeed intended to last. It remains to convince the sympathizers and militants of the founding parties. To hear today on our antennas.

The teaching of Kanak culture and languages ​​in schools in the Loyalty Islands now has a framework. The deliberation was voted yesterday morning by the elected officials of the Islands province. The old text dating from 2006 no longer takes into account the new programs and the educational project of the province. Clearly, this deliberation defines the organization of the teaching of this discipline.

In Congress, public session of the standing committee. The previous one was not held due to lack of quorum. Today, go to boulevard Vauban at 2 p.m. for a draft text on the status of paramedics or another on construction standards.

Concerts inside and outside, the Music Festival warmed up yesterday’s chilly evening in several places across the country. Find our snapshot made of images captured in Noumea, Dumbéa or Mont-Dore. And it’s not over.

  • Today, Ritchy Uluika is performing at 1 p.m. at the Dumbéa media library. Then it happens at Parcours du cœur, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with Joyfull Sound and Noix d’amour.
  • Koné offers, from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., a pedestrian street in the city center, with free stage, singing and acoustic music, karaoke as well as various stands.
  • And at 6:30 p.m., at the Nouméa Art Center, rock atmosphere with Nico Manroe Machine and Kharma Legal (subject to availability).

More complete program there.

Tuesday is also Covid point day. He tells us that 485 new cases were detected in one week, or 696 cases considered active. And that the incidence rate over seven rolling days is 179 per 100,000 inhabitants, against 143 the week before.

Let us now discuss the delicate subject of infections occurring during pregnancy. Vaccination has reduced the risk of complications from rubella and varicella for pregnant women. Toxoplasmosis and listeriosis are the subject of particular attention. But cytomegalovirus is an exception. Yet it can damage the liver and brain of the fetus, and lead to stunted growth. Testimony to hear on our antennas.

The Caledonian Road Safety Council is meeting this afternoon at the government. It must determine the strategic orientations to fight against road insecurity. By bringing together the president of the executive, the magistrate, the member of the government in charge of the sector, the prosecutor, the president of Congress, the commander of the gendarmerie, the territorial director of the national police and the director of the DITTT. At this stage of the year, thirty people have been killed on our roads since the beginning of the year.

“Barracks seeks volunteer firefighters”. For about twenty days, the town hall of Koné has launched a recruitment campaign for volunteer firefighters. The municipality faces a lack of manpower, it had to call on Civil Security to relieve the teams. The population must even dial 15 (the Samu number) for emergencies. The need for volunteer firefighters is crying out, especially as the administrative bushfire season approaches. It must be said that their status is precarious, hence the lack of attractiveness of the activity. Interested persons can send their application to the town hall of Koné or by email:

What do coach Kunié Kombouaré and High Commissioner Patrice Faure have in common? They have both just gained the rank of officer in the National Order of Merit. Four other Caledonian personalities obtain the title of knight: the secretary general of the haussariat Rémi Bastille, Sonia Togna committed to the cause of women, the general manager of RRB Elizabeth Nouar and the doctor Mathieu Série.

Superb performance by Maxime Grousset this morning for us. He qualified for the 100m freestyle final at the World Swimming Championships by dominating his semi-final, with a time of 47″54. The Caledonian beat Hungarian Nandor Nemeth and Serbian Andrej Barna, achieving a better time than the one who crowned him French distance champion in April (48″03). Maxime Grousset dominated the first semi-final from start to finish but will have a lot to do tomorrow, in the final, against the Romanian David Popovici, who swam faster in the second semi-final in 47″13.

In the Northern Marianas, New Caledonian athletes are involved in seven disciplines today. Yesterday, the Cagous continued the harvest of medals. Until the night with this gold caught in the long jump by Marvin Delaunay-Belleville. The Cagou rowers captured silver in the men’s V6 over 1,500 and 500 meters, as well as silver and bronze in the women’s V6. Weightlifter Sylvain Duclos has won bronze three times.

Nice harvest also for the Cagous who left for the French disabled athletics championships. The competition ended this weekend in Auch. Nine medals in total, including four in gold, with Pierre Fairbank in the 400 and 800 m wheelchair, Vitolio Kavakava in the wheelchair javelin and Félicien Siapo in the walking javelin.

Memorable weekend in Budapest for Noic Garioud. The ICF world champion has won gold three times in the stand up paddle world cup. In the sprint, over long distance then during the technical race.

And then in sailing, the crews of the Groupama Race continue their descent of the West coast. The first boat and the Australians Rushour are located at the level of Poya, followed by Antipodes. The first Caledonians, on Kalolo, are still fourth. Arrival expected in the coming hours.

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