Obama on Moorea holiday

3:46 pm on 11 April 2017

Former US president Barack Obama has embarked on a holiday on Moorea in French Polynesia after reportedly working on his memoirs on nearby Tetiaroa.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama Photo: AFP

Local television said he, and his wife Michelle, had been photographed on a yacht.

Four weeks ago, Mr Obama arrived in Tahiti in a private plane and immediately flew on to Tetiaroa - the site of the world's top resort, The Brando.

AFP said Mr Obama rented several villas on the island.

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