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The rats of Ambae

Published on 22nd August 2016


The rats of Ambae

Riana, our latest volunteer blogger in Vanuatu, explains what it's like to share her accommodation with some of Ambae's more unique residents. Read More

Grown men happy to wear a dress

Published on 16th August 2016


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Grown men happy to wear a dress

If you were in Tongatapu recently, you might have seen a group of men and women running in red dresses. Volunteer Steve Hales explains why... Read More

Volunteering is a reward in itself

Published on 8th July 2016


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Volunteering is a reward in itself

In Vanuatu, Stephen Soole has learned that volunteering is all about expecting the unexpected... Read More

Many farewells

Published on 6th July 2016


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Many farewells

Warwick and Jo's time in Niue has come to an end, and with it, plenty of mixed emotions... Read More

First working week

Published on 5th July 2016


First working week

Robyn Metzger is settling into the Samoan way of life and learning a few things about herself along the way... Read More

First week in Samoa

Published on 22nd June 2016


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First week in Samoa

In her first post as a VSA volunteer, Robyn Metzger shares her orientation experience and initial impressions of Samoa... Read More

Positive progress for the Tongan Mabé pearl industry

Published on 20th June 2016


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Positive progress for the Tongan Mabé pearl industry

The Mabé pearl industry in Tonga continues to grow via a wave of new initiatives. Volunteer Steve Hales shares the latest progress in the industry... Read More

Spheres of importance in Vanuatu

Published on 18th June 2016


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Spheres of importance in Vanuatu

Bronwyn Hale experiences a light bulb moment during her in-country orientation in Vanuatu... Read More

Ato

Published on 16th June 2016


Ato

Jo McKenzie discovers a unique gardening technique while on assignment... Read More

A big day out

Published on 13th June 2016


A big day out

Jo and Warwick share progress of their assignment in Niue with the Department of Education... Read More

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