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Top Reason to Donate to The Esther Honey Foundation in 2014

Your donation can help ensure that the Esther Honey Foundation volunteers have all of the drugs, equipment and supplies required to treat more than 3,000 Cook Islands’ animals annually. These funds are critical to continuing Esther Honey’s life-saving services. The Esther Honey Foundation has been the sole provider of companion animal veterinary services, humane population management […]

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Vet nurse Lydia Champ, pictured with dog Candy, is one of four new volunteers at the Esther Honey Clinic.

New volunteers at Esther Honey

Cook Islands News Sept 9 2013   Four Australian volunteers have arrived on Rarotonga to help out at the Esther Honey Foundation (EHF). The new members of the Esther Honey team – vets Shelley Wiltshire and Adrian Anderson, vet nurse Lydia Champ and volunteer Bec Rosel – arrived last Saturday. Wiltshire, Champ and Rosel will […]

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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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July 2012 Newsletter

Take a look at our recent newsletter. July 2012 Newsletter:

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Local kids Astarlii Taokea, Morgan, Nicole Mangakahia and Poe Tiare Aporo helping Esther Honey Foundation to clean up the beach.

Pet Clinic Volunteers Clean Up

Cook Islands News 25 Jan Local kids are helping out at Esther Honey Foundation this week feeding, cleaning, walking dogs and socialising kittens, but also helping in the neighbourhood by picking up garbage at the local beach. With the amount of youth and volunteers at the clinic that have come to help us in the […]

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Case of the Month

Jelly Bean (affectionately known as JB) was a severe fish poisoning case that has been in the clinic now for over a month. Fish poisoning is a common problem in the Cook Islands.

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The Month in Pictures

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Meet The Staff

Clinic Director, Gregg Young Gregg Young has been the Clinic Director at the Esther Honey Foundation for two years, and really enjoys working with the local Cook Islands community. His job mostly pertains to the functionality of the clinic and house, but also includes raising awareness in schools about animal welfare, planning Vet Treks out […]

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Quick; Silver Needs Love

Silver is a very sweet elderly dog who came to us over a month ago, with skin disease so bad that all of his skin was infected and sore. He was depressed and lethargic, and not overly friendly. After a few weeks on antibiotics and baths, he is a whole new dog! No longer smelly […]

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Christmas with Mango

Christmas at Esther Honey

It may seem a lonely occasion, being far from home volunteering on an unfamiliar island in hot humid weather at Christmas time. And yet the complete opposite was true for the seven selfless volunteers left here over the festive season.  A huge traditional roast was prepared to satisfy those missing home, then a traditional Kiwi […]

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