A smuggler's boat loaded with asylum seeker was intercepted by the Australian Navy as it headed to Christmas Island.
On December 24th he fell in with Christmas Island, which he so named from the season.
His authority is absolute and he has come to be called the King of Christmas Island.
Don't you remember what happened to the passengers of the Aeon, when that steamer was wrecked on Christmas Island?
Two or three hundred when we have been cutting-in a whale; two or three thousand in Christmas Island lagoon.
I looked around and there stood the King of Christmas Island.
Then, together, the royal family was going back to Christmas Island on one of the king's ships.
Christmas Island discovered, and Station of the Ships there.
As Christmas was spent here, the name of Christmas Island was given to the new discovery.
Christmas Island lies much to the north of the Paumotu group!