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Who is this man called “MacGyver”?

Published on 2nd November 2014


Who is this man called “MacGyver”?

The “MacGyver” instinct has come out of me over many things with the house. Read More

Why are there so many turtles?

Published on 1st November 2014


Why are there so many turtles?

Alasdair goes fishing whenever he gets the chance. Apart from lots of fish, he occasionally sees huge, beautiful rays and even dolphins. But the marine creature he see the most is turtles. I used to think they were quite rare, but our lagoon is full of them. Read More

What is happening at my new home in Vanuatu?

Published on 30th October 2014


What is happening at my new home in Vanuatu?

I live in a house on a research farm operated by VARTC, 11km out of Luganville along the main East Coast Road. Read More

Vanuatu diary: week four

Published on 29th October 2014


Vanuatu diary: week four

Not many staff are in the office today as there was a multi-media course on in Port Vila. I read through a second scientific paper on the issues with the new hybrid varieties of coconut tree. Read More

New volunteers heading out on assignment - October 2014

Published on 27th October 2014


New volunteers heading out on assignment - October 2014

Featuring our new volunteers who have headed out on assignment in September and October 2014. Read More

Cleaning up the town

Published on 27th October 2014


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Cleaning up the town

Gina Tari Buletare’s day starts at 4am. She and her husband are both public servants, working in Luganville, Vanuatu, and their four kids aged three to eight, need setting up for the day. Read More

Vanuatu diary: week three, Thursday to Sunday

Published on 25th October 2014


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Vanuatu diary: week three, Thursday to Sunday

Vanuatu diary: week three, Monday to Wednesday

Published on 25th October 2014


Vanuatu diary: week three, Monday to Wednesday

The adventure begins

Published on 25th October 2014


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The adventure begins

Kia ora, my name is Claire Davies and 23 September 2014 I left New Zealand to embark on my adventure as a VSA volunteer. Read More

Family violence in the Pacific

Published on 24th October 2014


Family violence in the Pacific

If an angry husband decides to try to get his wife back from one of Bougainville’s safe houses, he will have to contend with Sister Lorraine first. The four safe houses, established and run by the Sisters of Nazareth as the Nazareth Rehabilitation Centre, offer safety and advice for women... Read More

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