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‘They call us Australians’: Vanuatu descendants of Indigenous Australians search for long lost family – ABC Online

David Abel, a former Vanuatu MP and a descendent of a Pacific Islander blackbirded to Australia, has long been an advocate for better recognition of that dark chapter in Australia’s history. He and his brother, Chief Richard David Fandanumata, a member …Read more

Australia gives more volcano aid to Vanuatu – Radio New Zealand

A disaster risk management expert and logistics officer from Australia were currently supporting the Vanuatu National Disaster Management Office to plan an evacuation, it said. An Australian resettlement expert would be deployed later this month to …Read more

Latest Ambae eruption produced worst ashfall – volcanologist – ReliefWeb

Latest Ambae eruption produced worst ashfall – volcanologist. Report. from Radio New Zealand International. Published on 07 May 2018 — View Original. The latest eruption on Ambae island in Vanuatu produced more ash than last year’s event …Read more

PNG athletics team in Vanuatu – Loop PNG

The athletes are 100m and 200m sprinters Frederick Ageda (Pom) and Linus Kuravi (WNB); distance runners Gethru Komba and Mary Tenge (Simbu) ; middle distance runner Lyanne Tibu (ENB); and East Sepik athlete Isila Apkup who runs 400m. Athletics PNG …Read more

Sport: Vanuatu cricketers proud despite relegation | Radio New … – Radio New Zealand

Vanuatu have been relegated from World Cricket League Division Four despite finishing with back to back wins in Malaysia.Read more

The Fiji Times » Fiji’s Kwadjo knocks Vanuatu’s Kali out – Fiji Times

BOXER Joseph Kwadjo defeated Vanuatu’s Jacobus Kali on TKO during the Best Boxing Promotion held at Nadi’s Prince Charles Park last night. Kwadjo’s powerful punches were too hard for Kali to contain that forced him to retire at the end of the third …Read more

Vanuatu ambassadors to discuss 2018 vision – Radio New Zealand

The annual event, which starts today, brings together ambassadors, high commissioners and consul-generals to discuss the foreign and development policy objectives of the country. The discussions will also involve cabinet ministers and key government …Read more

Vanuatu plans to permanently evacuate entire volcanic island | Stuff … – Stuff.co.nz

The Pacific nation of Vanuatu is preparing to permanently evacuate the entire population of one of its islands as thick ash spewing from a volcano kills crops, dirties water supplies and fouls the air. The 10,000 or so people who remain on Ambae island …Read more

Vanuatu women weave colonial-era tools with business skills to get ahead in hat trade – ABC Online

Rosie Boylan’s bespoke hats have featured in glamorous Hollywood films, on fashion runways and magazine covers but she also finds great reward in sharing her skills with Pacific island communities. Over the past several years the Sydney-based milliner …Read more

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May 5, 2018 - Vanuatu descendants of Indigenous Australians search for long lost family 

Rosie Boylan's bespoke hats have featured in glamorous Hollywood films, on fashion runways and magazine covers but she also finds great reward in sharing her skills with Pacific island communities. Over... (Read full story...)