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island life

How To

How to licence a car

By on March 16, 2018

The easy part was getting a Solomon’s driver’s licence. The hard part is getting a car licenced (i.e. for New Zealanders – getting your car registered. Note, getting your…

To Do

Tubing Mataniko

By on February 22, 2018

One of the most popular walks in Honiara, due to its draw of being able to tube down the river, is Mataniko Falls.

This hike is popular enough that…

To Do

Bale tales

By on February 15, 2018

If you’ve ever wondered where all your clothes donations you chuck away go to, two words: bale shops.

Before all of your donations get shipped to the Solomon Islands,…

Life New Zealand

Sorry, but not Sorry

By on December 13, 2017

In preparation for our five-week reintegration into New Zealand society, we thought we’d better send out a warning and pre-apology for the misunderstandings, questionable behaviour, and social faux-pas we’ll…

To Do

Journey to the West: The Guadalcanal Coastal Walk

By on December 6, 2017

While Nid was in Auki last weekend for a week-long business trip, my flatmate Zorro and I plus six friends spent the weekend hiking the two-day Guadalcanal Coastal hike….