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The V Factor

If you are regular visitor, or have lived in Vanuatu, you will no doubt have heard or referred to, the V Factor.   The V factor can mean several things, sometimes positive and sometimes not quite you were expecting. It can…

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Judene Edgar On Fresh FM Radio

Community Conversations with FreshFM Radio

Judene Edgar speaks with Belinda from Mammas Laef about Period Poverty and how a group of Vanuatu people are tackling the burden felt by many women in the island nation. Follow this link to listen. https://www.freshfm.net/Programmes/Programme-Details.aspx?PID=9bc6e10b-f881-41e4-a587-abbcd702af6b This is an insight…

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Waiting for a bus …

I spend a lot of time waiting for a bus when in Vanuatu. The past 12 months, I estimate I've taken 650 bus trips, injecting around 100,000 vatu (that's about $1,300 NZD) into the bus economy :) Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai…

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No more sales

The day has finally arrived and my final GST return can be completed.   The website shop has closed.   For those lovers of Lav Kokonas Virgin Coconut Oil, I'm sorry, but I have been unable to find an alternative NZ supplier…

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The End

...   but some things will continue. After 5 years of trading products from Vanuatu to New Zealanders, I'm finishing that part of the Lav Kokonas journey, effective from 1st April 2017. So get in while you can.   Everything has 20%…

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