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Sina & Rieke’s Niuean Adventure
Rieke & Sina
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Commonly referred to as ‘the Rock’ Niuē is an island nation located 2,400 kilometres (1,500 miles) northeast from New Zealand. With a local population of just 1400 people we decided to send our German interns Sina & Rieke to find out just how much fun could be had. Here’s their report…

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Epic “Waka” Journey, retraces Maori History across the Pacific
Brent Narbey
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Brent Narbey

A group of intrepid New Zealanders are undertaking an amazing and some say perilous journey across the Pacific Ocean to Easter Island. They are sailing in a traditional waka hourua (double-hulled sailing canoes) without GPS or modern navigational tools, in a bid to retrace and revitalise the steps of their ancestors in Maori history; the crew are using only the stars and moon with ocean currents to guide them. Traditional methods of navigation waned soon after European settlement in the Pacific.

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The Oldest and Most Beautiful Island in the Cook Islands shares a Dark Secret
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Brent Narbey

Deep in the South Seas, the most southerly of the Cook Islands has the distinction of being the oldest island in the Pacific. Analysis of its geology shows it dates from 18 million years ago Steeped with legends and myths, its age, structure and ancient artifacts have for decades meant this unique tropical island has become a Mecca for archaeologists and anthropologists... Mangaia’s remarkable natural beauty and serenity are only part of its fascination…

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Cousteau, Lotion - and a Rather Large Nurse
Brent Narbey
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Sometimes you just get lucky and today was one of those days. We were staying at the beautiful Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort and guess who should pitch up for the dive but the man himself Jean-Michel Cousteau. Considering he only gets to the resort one week per year, our timing couldn’t have been better. One of the best dives I've had in Fiji!

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Happy New Year!
Brent Narbey
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Brent Narbey

One good thing about heading our way for the festive season. We never have a white Christmas and the majority of our New Years Eve Parties are on a beach! 

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