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Willingness

Published on 15th February 2017


Willingness

In her last post from Samoa, Thoraya explains why she feels volunteering is a true partnership. Read More

Western Delight – Go West Solomon Islands

Published on 15th February 2017


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Western Delight – Go West Solomon Islands

Jane Rutledge gets a rare chance to explore the tropical delights of the Western Province. Read More

Peter Blinkhorne – business development in Tonga

Published on 14th February 2017


Peter was on assignment in Tonga as Business Development Adviser with the Tongan National Youth Council (TNYC) from December 2015 to December 2016. Read More

Del Bovill – library management in Timor-Leste

Published on 9th February 2017


Del Bovill – library management in Timor-Leste

Del was on assignment as Resource Centre Management Adviser with the Xanana Gusmao Reading Room in Dili, Timor-Leste from August 2013 to November 2016. She was accompanied by her husband Tony. Read More

Celebrating Waitangi Day as a volunteer abroad

Published on 9th February 2017


Celebrating Waitangi Day as a volunteer abroad

Waitangi Day commemorates the signing of New Zealand's founding document and as such, is always a special day of celebration for Kiwis across New Zealand and abroad. Our volunteers across the Pacific celebrated Waitangi Day 2017 in various ways, both formally and informally. Read More

Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 4 - security)

Published on 8th February 2017


Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 4 – security)

In the final instalment of this four part series, Kokopo-based volunteer Finn Egan shares more reasons why he loves being on assignment in Papua New Guinea... Read More

You Time

Published on 3rd February 2017


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You Time

Volunteer Thoraya Abdul-Rassol discovers a new passion in Samoa... Read More

Vanuatu volunteer publishes book about her experience

Published on 2nd February 2017


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Vanuatu volunteer publishes book about her experience

Bridget Isichei (nee Olssen) - a returned VSA volunteer from Vanuatu - has published a book (Road No Good) about her experience. In this post, Bridget talks about her adventure and how it changed her life. Read More

Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 3 – the food)

Published on 1st February 2017


Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 3 – the food)

In this four part series, Kokopo-based volunteer Finn Egan shares all the reasons why he loves being on assignment in Papua New Guinea... Read More

Jared Linnell – digital media and communications in Bougainville

Published on 30th January 2017


Jared Linnell – digital media and communications in Bougainville

Jared was on Univol assignment, volunteering as Communications Assistant for Autonomous Bougainville Government’s (ABG) Bureau of Public Affairs, Media and Communications based in Buka, from February to December 2016. Read More

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