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With big money to be made from the arrival of cruise ships in Vanuatu, you would hope that islanders would see some of it. Yet locals are left wondering where thousands of dollars from luxury liners end up.
With the Western world rocked by economic turmoil, we explore an alternative financial system that's secure, stable and has stood the test of time. In Vanuatu, a different approach to money is thriving.
In the past 100 years the British monarchy has lost a lot of its shine. However, in a tiny corner of the South Pacific, one royal is worshipped. A far cry from Britain's most controversial prince...
Half the population of Vanuatu drink Kava root, which is fondly dubbed as the root of happiness. But deaths throughout Europe linked with this traditional South Pacific drink led to a ban.
The Vanuatan island of Tanna is in the grip of a power struggle. The local chief is being challenged by a new 'prophet' who wants to reintroduce Christian beliefs.
All is not well on the Pacific paradise of Vanuatu. A property boom, fuelled by tourists, is undermining the island's traditional culture. Many claim their land is being stolen.
The mother of all rows has broken out in Vanuatu over the clothes of the islands' woman. Chiefs and churchman are determined to stop them wearing shorts.
Since the success of the film 'Finding Nemo', demand for tropical fish has soared. But the seas of the Pacific are literally being emptied to feed this frenzy.