New Caledonia prepares for polarising vote on independence from France | The World

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In less than a fortnight, New Caledonia will vote on whether it should become independent from France, for the third time in four years.

Denise Fisher is a former Australian consul-general to New Caledonia, and says the polarising vote brings to an end 30 years of peace agreements.

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