Celebrating Independence Day

Solomon Islanders celebrated their National Independence Day at the Colts Touch Football Club Fields on Sunday 10 July. Organiser Jesse Manehuika said it was a way for the Solomon Islander community in the region to get together and celebrate their independence from British rule.  “Our Independence Day is 7 July but, because most of us…

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Catherine Duffy is a budding writer with a background in creative writing, English literature and journalism. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines both locally and internationally. She has a particular interest in regional and community-based news stories. ... more