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Video: Love Your Pooch

This video is part of the I Love Dogs joint campaign between Cook Islands Tourism and the Esther Honey Foundation. Video credit: Motone The Creative Company

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Esther Honey Practice Manager Amy Compton (left) and volunteer Michelle Gray are caught sampling baked goods they prepared for a fundraising event at Hash House Harriers. 14071104

Esther Honey Raises Funds for Vehicle

Cook Islands News, July 12, 2014 Hard-working volunteers at the Esther Honey Foundation are trying to raise about $8000 to buy a new vehicle – and made a healthy sum selling baked goods this week. The Animal Clinic, which has treated more than 38,000 animals since being established in 1995, lost its previous car to […]

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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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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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Esther Honey’s practice manager Carl Hartnett with volunteer from Italy Martina Majavacchi – who has been at the clinic for two and a half months – and dogs Flora (left) and Candy.

Local dogs ‘more bark than bite’

Cook Islands News Aug 31, 2013 Following two letters of complaint to CINews about roaming dogs, Esther Honey’s practice manager Carl Hartnett says Rarotongan dogs are generally more bark than bite. “If you go to any of the Pacific Islands you’ll have dogs roaming everywhere – and the Rarotongan dogs are more friendly. Generally the […]

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Esther Honey Foundation thanks Raro donors and supporters

Cook Islands News Jan 5, 2013 Our hearts have been warmed as we have seen the Cook Islands community time and again support the work that the foundation is doing. Whether it’s been in monetary support, supplies, or even volunteering, this year has been astounding and it may not be possible to show how grateful […]

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Rotarat Junior Ball

Junior ball proceeds donated to pet clinic

Rarotonga’s injured and ill animals will have a more comfortable road to recovery thanks to Rotaract.The Esther Honey animal clinic in Nikao received $8… 40 from the youth group. The money was raised through its recent ‘RIO’ themed junior spring ball held on October 12 at the Ngatangiia Club House. “We are so pleased to […]

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veterinary nurse Kate Opitz

Animal lover volunteers to help four-legged friends overseas

KATHERINE veterinary nurse Kate Opitz relishes her work, and enjoys being able to assist the array of creatures who come to the vet surgery in need of care, but for the animal lover, there is one big goal she has at the top of her list. “I am hoping to travel to the Cook Islands […]

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Proper Animal Care Urged

The temperature is rising in the Cook Islands and the Esther Honey Foundation wants to remind everyone of the minimum requirements to keep animals healthy and comfortable. Every animal, but especially those who are tethered, requires adequate food, water and shelter at all times. Gregg Young from the animal clinic in Nikao says that once […]

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We will return

Cook Islands NEWS 5-9-12 We will return Dear Editor, After a short stay of four days on your beautiful islands, we have bussed the island and taken a safari trip to the mountains, swum in the sea and eaten well in your restaurants. One of my most memorable times was taking my early morning cup […]

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