News - Vanuatu

27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Vanuatu in trial for drones to carry vaccines to remote areas In what’s believed to be a world-first, drones are to be trialed to carry vaccines to remote communities in the Pacific. ...

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27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Musician sets up charitable cancer project for Vanuatu women

A local musician who is concern about saving lives has decided to established a charitable project, to support women in Vanuatu in the fight against breast and cervical cancer. The hotel...

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19

Mar '17

19 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Kiwi daredevil takes Google Street View inside seething Vanuatu volcano

Google Street View enlisted the services of New Zealand staff member Matt Davison to take users on a toe-tingling journey inside an active Vanuatu volcano, home to one of the largest boiling lava...

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14

Mar '17

14 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Old sewing machines help restore self-esteem in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

When Cyclone Pam lashed Vanuatu two years ago, aid to the island nation came in all shapes and sizes: food, tents, clothes, and cash. But Caroline Mason saw the need for quilts. "I started...

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23

Feb '17

23 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu’s ten years with RSE

Vanuatu is set to celebrate a decade of its citizens’ participation in New Zealand’s successful seasonal labour initiative called the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme, which was...

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21

Feb '17

21 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu to Los Angeles – cast and crew of Tanna to head to the Oscars

IT’S a long way from Vanuatu to the red carpet of the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. But a special group of people is preparing to make the long trip from a remote island in the South Pacific...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

South Pacific islands ban western junk food and go organic

Leaders of Vanuatu province want to turn local people and tourists away from unhealthy imports in favour of locally grown crops and seafood. A group of south Pacific islands are banning foreign...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu preparing to tap into Tasmanian labor market

Vanuatu Labor Department is working with stakeholders in the country preparing a pool of workers to try and meet the demand from the Australian island state of Tasmania for workers from Vanuatu. ...

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31

Jan '17

31 Jan 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu dengue outbreak: More than 900 suspect cases

The South Pacific Ocean nation island chain of Vanuatu has had an increase in dengue cases since November that exceeds the trends in recent years. The island country has reported 919 suspected...

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22

Nov '16

22 Nov 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu man loses huge cash savings in fire

An elderly man in a village outside Vanuatu's Luganville on Santo, has lost $US 26,000 in cash when his hut was destroyed by fire. Sources from Fanafo Village say the man escaped the fire with...

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07

Nov '16

7 Nov 2016

Vanuatu

Student brings education to the children of Vanuatu

University of Victoria student Mirali Shukla is not only invested in her own education, but in the education of thousands around the world. At 21 years, Shukla is founder and CEO of the Kind...

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25

Oct '16

25 Oct 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu will receive funding for major building repairs

Vanuatu will receive $US2.6 million dollars from Australia to repair and rebuild some of the public buildings destroyed by Cyclone Pam last year. The chairman of the cyclone recovery committee,...

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