Parrots & Sharks in Tonga

13 January 2014 | Living

I’m still waiting for more comprehensive news on Ha’apai, the last stop on my recent Tonga visit and the island group hardest hit by Cyclone Ian. The cyclone turned up just after we left. ◄ The koki or red shining parrot is supposedly found only on ‘Eua and in ...

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Animals & Wildlife

21 December 2010 | Living

There were no wildlife trips in 2010, no African safaris looking for the big four, no whale watching trips (although there was a visit to Australia’s last whaling station), no Antarctic visits to seal and whale colonies. Fortunately the birdlife comes right to my hous...

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