In Chapter 3 Sand turns to the corpus of new field data accumulated by his research team, with a detailed analysis of the "eco-geography" of the various Lapita sites distributed throughout the Loyalty Islands
and La Grande Terre.
A receptionist at a hotel in Ouvea in the Loyalty Islands
said there was no immediate sign of damage.
The interest shown by the Drueulu group in family planning and health-oriented initiatives resulted from a combination of factors: the arrival of a French woman doctor interested in working with the group; (27) the choice of two Kanak women from Lifou, trained nurses, to head the Sanitary Education Section in Loyalty Islands Province; the controversial establishment of a Provincial Women's Rights Office; and the visibility that the Women's Group has attained in recent years.
I am deeply grateful to the Kanak women of Drueulu, to the women of the Loyalty Islands Provincial Women's Rights Office, especially Denise Kacatr, and to the women of the former Conseil des femmes mrlanrsiennes de Nouvelle Calddonie, in particular Marie-Claire Beboko-Beccalossi who helped my project in many ways.
Drueulu is on the west coast of Lifou, the largest of the Loyalty Islands, which lie about 100 km east of the Grande Terre, 'main island', of New Caledonia (see Map 5).
For Queensland, like other Pacific recruiting centres, the principal recruiting areas were the Loyalty Islands
up to 1866, the Loyalty Islands
and the New Hebrides from 1867 to 1872, the northern New Hebrides and southern Solomon Islands from 1873 to 1877, and then the northern New Hebrides, Santa Cruz and the southern Solomons from 1878 to 1882.
It is wonderful to have such a lovely ship to explore these fantastic places like the Loyalty Islands
, New Caledonia, etc.
Royal Caribbean's South Pacific Islands trip has a three-night stay in Sydney followed by a cruise on Voyager of the Seas to Suva, Fiji's capital, another Fijian city, Lautoka, and Lifou, one of the Loyalty Islands
One year there was even a race from Noumea to the Loyalty Islands
Group off the north-east coast of New Caledonia in which I took time to sail.
Her study, secondly, is confined to the main island and she never casts a glance towards the Loyalty Islands
, which are also a part of New Caledonia.