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Shelley, Lydia and Bec

Senior Veterinarian, Shelley Wiltshire BVSc (Hons)

My Esther Honey Experience I spent two weeks at the Esther Honey Foundation, alongside two close friends, Lydia and Bec. From the moment we arrived at Rarotonga airport, we knew we would be in for something different. The laid-back and friendly nature of the people was evident from the moment we landed, and as soon […]

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Cinzia Cordella DVM MRCVS Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Veterinarian, Cinzia Cordella

“At the end of last summer I spent 2 months in Rarotonga, working as volunteer senior veterinary surgeon at the EHF. When I landed at the Rarotonga Airport I knew that someone would be there to pick me up, but as I passed the arrival gates I soon learned that no one from the Esther […]

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Callum Bennie, University of Sydney

Vet Student, Callum Bennie

Michelle Gray and Carl Hartnett, both of whom serve as the backbone of the EHF clinic, for their guidance during my 2 week stint in the Cook Islands. My exceptional experience was, in no small part, due to their dedication to the clinic and their local knowledge. I am in awe of the work being […]

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Harriet Brown

Veterinarian Harriet Stewart

UK Veterinarian Harriet Stewart wrote a Blog about her month-long experience volunteering at the Esther Honey Foundation. “I have loved my month here as a ‘honey’- it’s been hard work at times but often very rewarding, and I always feel proud to tell people I meet around the island that I volunteer at the Esther […]

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Veterinary Nurse, Lora Black

“I volunteered at the Esther Honey Foundation over October and November and wanted to thank you for having me. I had a brilliant time. The work the clinic is doing is fantastic and vital, it was so touching to be able to help out and see how much the locals appreciated it. The Rarotongans are […]

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Veterinarian, Rosemary Skinner

“Once again I had a great time in Raro, I have to say that Gregg is doing a great job, the improvements in the organisation of the clinic since I last came are plain to see, and locals I have spoken to feel that dogs are generally being better cared for than before – i.e. […]

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Shannon O'Neil

My Esther Honey Experience, by Shannon O’Neill

I had the pleasure of visiting the Esther Honey Foundation during August, 2012. I had heard about the foundation and the wonderful work they did through a friend of the family. I wasn’t quite prepared for how much of an impact this clinic makes. Upon my arrival I was greeted by the Clinic Director Gregg […]

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One Tourist’s Esther Honey Volunteer Experience

This generous volunteer dedicated a portion of her holiday to help us each morning at the clinic during the most labor intensive part of our day. Raewyn made a significant difference for the other clinic volunteers and for each animal with whom she shared her time and heart. Anyone wanting to know more about the […]

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Sarah King, visitor

“I was in Raro for the NZ school holidays in July and was so grateful that there was help at hand when an older dog got hit by a car in town (which didn’t stop). The owner of islandcarhire stopped to help despite a carload of frozen food, we loaded her into the back of […]

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Vet Student, Tess Handcock

“I would like to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to volunteer at EHF. It was a great experience and I certainly learnt heaps. EHF does such great things for Rarotonga and it was wonderful to see how the clinic is enhancing the lives of the local animals and people.” Tess Handcock, Vet Student

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